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Cycling Is A Boon For Fitness & Environment: Mayor Smt. Sarabjit Kaur

Regional Outreach Bureau & NYKS organise Cycle Rally

on World Bicycle Day

Chandigarh: (Aditi) To mark the occasion of World Bicycle Day as a part of the celebrations of ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsava’ on completion of 75 years of India’s Independence, Regional Outreach Bureau Chandigarh, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India and Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS), Chandigarh organised a Cycle Rally at Sukhna Lake Chandigarh today. Smt. Sarabjit Kaur, Mayor, Municipal corporation Chandigarh flagged of the rally. As many as 300 cyclists of the City Beautiful took part in the rally, which covered the 7.5 kms route.

Speaking on the occasion, Mayor Smt. Sarabjit Kaur said that Cycle is the best option not only for good health and fitness but also for protection of environment from the vehicular pollution reducing the traffic on the roads. She urged the officers/officials of various Government departments to commute on bicycles to their offices atleast once a week. She advocated that the people of all segments should prefer cycling instead of traveling in motor vehicles as the Smart city of Chandigarh is having good cycle-tracks now.

Sh. Maheshinder Singh Sidhu, Area Councillor; Sh.Tejdeep Singh, Director Sports Chandigarh; Sh. Surender Saini, State Director NYKS, Punjab & UT Chandigarh alongwith other officers from the Ministries of Youth Affairs & Sports and Information & Broadcasting were present on the occasion.

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