Bharulata Kamble, now stands on the world record by driving solo 32,000km and also registers herself as the first woman to complete the 2,792km Arctic Circle, today attributed the feat to her willpower.
The Indian-origin UK resident was felicitated at a programme organised by Maharashtra Information Centre in New Delhi and was attended by the Director (Information) of the Directorate General of Information and Public Relations Devendra Bhujbal.
After covering 32,000km spread across 32 countries, Bharulata reached in New Delhi two days ago. Bharulata, who was born in Gujarat’s Navsari district, sets on her journey towards India from England via Arctic Circle on September 13 this year.
According to her, “I could overcome the difficulties such as hostile weather conditions, lonely roads, rules and regulations in different countries due to my willpower. My husband too encouraged and backed me in this endeavour.”
“Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself welcomed me. It was a valuable moment in my life,” Bharulata said.