12000-km foot journey: Thrissur man completes nearly one-year-long circuit

MB Babu

Unnikrishan Namboodiri

Thrissur: Thrissur man Pallipattu Unnikrishan Namboodiri recently completed his one-year-long foot circuit at Kanyakumari. The 55-year-old man and former priest successfully completed his trip from Kanyakumari to Jammu and Kashmir stretch by covering 12000-km. The journey started on January 1 was concluded on December 23.

Interestingly, he neither carried a single penny nor a mobile phone during this trip. For food, he relied on public. According to him, getting food was a bit difficult in Kerala only.

" I covered 45 to 55 km in a day. Usually, I used to walk from 4:30 am to 11:30 am and 3 pm to 7 pm," said Unnikrishnan.

He took rest at faith centres, ashrams and petrol pumps.

Way back in 2019, he completed 3000-km foot journey through Kanyakumari-Kashi stretch in just 74 days.

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