January 10, 2020 3.37 pm This story is over 45 months old

Lincoln man takes on 90-mile barefoot charity walk

“I want to raise awareness of the need for world peace”

A Lincoln man has taken on a 90-mile barefoot walk in Southern India to raise money for charity.

Subash Chellaiah, a Chaplain at the University of Lincoln who recently won an international peace prize, took on the trek over three days.

He started at Kanyakumari, close to where he was born, and walked on through to Viruhunagar before taking a motorbike to Keeranur.

So far he has raised £285 for two non-profit organisations, the Centre for Reconciliation in Lincoln and the Little Elephant School in South India.

The newly established Centre for Reconciliation will bring together people from all different religious and cultural backgrounds to break stigmas.

At the end of the fundraiser, he is hoping to raise £10,000.

Subash said: “I want to raise awareness of the need for world peace and religious harmony in India and for quality education there.

“Thank you in advance for taking the time to donate to this wonderful cause. My heartfelt appreciation to those who donate.”