TVS Motor Company announced
the names of the 10 women riders shortlisted to participate and ride in
Himalayan Highs Season 2. The selected riders will accompany Anam Hashim to the
highest motorable road- Khardung-La. It may be recalled that Season 1 of
Himalayan Highs saw Anam Hashim riding the TVS Scooty Zest 110 to Khardung La,
making it the first 110 cc scooter to achieve this feat and earn a place in the
India Book of Records.
The selection process for
Himalayan Highs Season 2 kicked off in June 2016 and met with tremendous
response. It saw about 50,000 enquires and over 2000 entries from women riders
and enthusiasts across all 29 states and select union territories. The registrations
concluded on July 5 after which the contestants were evaluated and shortlisted
based on psychographics, physical fitness, mental strength and above all riding
The 10 selected women riders
Occupation – Wedding Photographer
Name – Kainoor Mistry
Age - 22
City - Mumbai
Occupation – BSc Graduate
Name – Roshni Somkuwar
City - Nagpur
Occupation – B. Arch Student
Name – Garima Kapoor
Age - 21
City - Lucknow
Occupation – BA - LLB Honours Student
Name – Ebronah Dorothy
Age - 24
City - Chennai
Occupation – Content Writer & Verbal
Name – Pallavi Fajdor
Age - 37
City - Delhi
Occupation – Entrepreneur & Healer
Name – Antara Pal
Age - 26
City - Bangalore
Name – Trupti Sarmalkar
Age - 50
Occupation – Entrepreneur
Name – Surbhi Tiwari
Age - 28
Occupation - Digital Analytics Consultant
Name – Shruti Naidu
Aniruddha Haldar, Vice
President -Marketing (Scooters), TVS Motor Company, said, “Anam’s solo ride on
TVS Scooty Zest 110 to the highest motorable road was hugely inspirational for
many women. It is their feedback and response that prompted the launch of
Himalayan Highs Season 2, wherein Anam leads 10 women riders on their TVS
Scooty Zest 110s back to Khardung-La.
The riders are an amazing representation of the new age Indian woman in
her many avatars. TVS Scooty Zest 110 has kept in step with the evolution of
the new age Indian Women giving them a fun, exciting, comfortable and
affordable ride in the city or to Khardung-La.”
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