19-yr-old Nagpur boy visits 15 Indian states in 400 days by walking and hitchhiking
Thodupuzha: Rohan Agrawal, a teen boy from Maharashtra’s Nagpur decided to explore more about India and spread the message of humanity. He was inspired by reading about gurukula system of education and quit BCom course in its second year. While making this decision, he was just 18. By the time he completed visiting 15 states of India in 400 days, he turned 19.
Rohan started walking from Nagpur to Varanasi with Rs 2500 he earned though trading in stock market. He carried only a small bag for keeping clothes, a phone and a power bank. In 400 days, he covered 15 states by hitchhiking and walking. He has explored mixed bunch of topographies. He aims to understand humans and spread the message of humanity in the places he travels. Similarly, he is campaigning against plastic waste.
Interestingly, Rohan has now reached Kerala’s Idukki. Though he has only spent two months in Kerala, he learnt to speak Malayalam a little bit. In two weeks, he has already covered Adimali, Maankulam, Munnar, Vattavada, Ramakkalmedu, Kattapana and Thodupuzha areas of Idukki.
According to Rohan, one of the best places he visited is Vattavada, while the place where he met with most lovable people is Idukki. However, he is of the opinion that culture of Tamil Nadu is the most attractive in comparison with other state. Rohan is the son of Nagpur couple Ramesh and Seema. He has a sister named Kanika.