Recruitment of young boys from Nepal into the British Army started from early 19th century. 2015 marks 200 years of Gurkha service to the British Crown. The recruiting centres of Gurkhas in Nepal have changed over the years. There are currently two main recruiting centres in Nepal – the country where Gurkhas originate from.
The team comprises of all serving Gurkhas – Capt Rajeev Shrestha, Capt ER Whithey, SSgt Dugendra Tamang,Cpl Kumar Thapa, Cpl Rabindra Shrestha, Cpl Nirbikram Limbu, LCpl Ramesh Rai, LCpl Bibek Yonzon and LCpl Puspa Gurung. It is their intention to reach all recruiting centres, past and present, within Nepal by cycle, namely Dharan, Paklihawa and Pokhara. They will cover over 750 kms on road in nine days and their main aim to raise money for Gurkha Welfare Trust by completing this event.
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