B’pora : The Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Bandipora, Waseem Raja on Friday flagged-off a Cycle Rally from SK Stadium Bandipora as part of the Fit India Campaign.
The rally was organised by a local NGO, Kashmir Environmental and Social Organization in collaboration with the District Administration on the theme of conservation of Nature-Green Jammu & Kashmir.
The rally started from SK Stadium Bandipora and culminated at Mini Secretariat Bandipora. Officials said the aim of organising the rally was to promote cycling among youth that serve two purposes-staying fit and conserving environment ensuring pollution free atmosphere.
Students of various schools viz. Army Goodwill School, NRP School, Shahihamdan School, Emergent School of Education Quil participated in the Cycle Rally and at least 70 students rallied on Cycle from SK stadium to DC office.
On the occasion ADC emphasized the school children to adopt Cycle culture to remain physically fit. He also stressed upon the children to help the Administration to make the surroundings Green and to reduce the culture of using vehicles motorcycles in day to day fast life by using Cycle to save fuel and money as well.
SHO Bandipora Ashiq Hussain, Chairman of NGO Gh. Hassan, Mudasir, Muzaffar, Firdous Sultan were present on the occasion.