Mission Aparaajay: ‘Jalkonwar’ Elvis Ali Hazarika sets sights on North Channel and English Channel

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The swimmer will swim from North Ireland to Scotland on the North Channel on September 17 and from England to France in the English Channel during the middle of the coming year
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Guwahati: ‘Jalkonwar’ (The prince of water) Elvis Ali Hazarika, by far the biggest swimmer from this region of international repute of Assam is going to challenge his own capability and participate in a few adventurous swims this time.

These activities are termed Mission Aparaajay (unbeatable).

The swimmer will swim from North Ireland to Scotland on the North Channel on September 17 and from England to France in the English Channel during the middle of the coming year.

The mission of covering 42 km of the North Channel in just 13 hours and 38 km of the English Channel within 10-12 hrs will be very challenging.

Meanwhile, SM Developers, a Guwahati-based business house, has come forward to help the swimmer who is all set for Mission Aparaajay.

Speaking at a press meet here in Guwahati, Pranay Bordoloi, an eminent journalist greeted and praised Elvis Ali Hazarika for his adventure.

Representing SM Developers S. K Jain, CMD, Vikas Agarwal, MD, and Bhaskarjyoti Bhuyan, VP, of the entity assured the internationally renowned swimmer of all assistance and support for Mission Aparaajay.

Senior Journalists and distinguished persons among others attended the same which was hosted by journalist Hemanta Sharma and conveyed their good wishes for the endeavour.

The swimmer will also participate in the 800 km relay to Gujarat-Goa-Mumbai later this year or early in the upcoming year apart from the North Channel and the English Channel under Mission Aparaajay. 

In addition, SM developers have raised a fundraiser for the flood-affected people of Assam, to contribute to the Chief Minister Relief Fund.

Elvis Ali Hazarika will spread awareness and appeal to the international community through Mission Aparaajay for the contribution to the flood-affected people of the state.

Noted that the 42-year-old swimmer has been able to win 6 gold, 7 silver, 5 bronze at the international level while 134 gold, 43 silver, 15 bronze at the national level and 128 gold, 12 silver medals at the state level so far. Recently in March this year, the swimmer was able to set a record by swimming 200 km in just 53 hours from the Gateway of Mumbai to the Gateway of India of Arabian Sea.

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