KALPETTA: The fifth edition of the Wayanad monsoon off-roading event began at the flower show ground here on Saturday. C. K. Saseendran, MLA, flagged off a fun drive that was held in connection with the event.
The two-day programme is being organised by the Jeep Club, Wayanad, as a part of Splash-2017, a monsoon carnival that is being held in different parts of the district to promote monsoon tourism.
A skill drive of four-wheel drive vehicles will be conducted on a specially laid 7-km off-road track inside Eva Estate at Madakkimala on Sunday.
Wayanad District Collector S.Suhas will flag off the events at 9 a.m. on the day. Around 225 adventure motorists, including three women, with 56 vehicles from Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Punjab, Goa, and Maharashtra will take part.