The Aman Sandesh Times

Tuesday, Date: Apr 23, 2024 Time: 3:28 pm

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Chandigarh : To mark the celebration of World Bicycle Day 2022, the NSS units and Department of Physical Education of Mehr Chand Mahajan DAV College for Women, Chandigarh organised a Cycle Rally under the aegis of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav- India@75. Principal Dr. Nisha Bhargava flagged off the cycle rally from the campus. Speaking on this occasion, Dr. Bhargava drew attention to the benefits of using bicycle- a simple, affordable, eco-friendly and sustainable means of transport, which include solving the environmental issues such as global warming, carbon foot print, etc. and, maintaining one’s fitness. She added that cycling is a means of strengthening one’s physical and mental health and well-being, and motivated the participants to raise awareness among masses about the significance of cycling. The participants, including staff and students, cycled the surrounding sectors and finished the rally at the college. During the rally, cyclists displayed banners pertaining to Fit India Movement and generated awareness by raising slogans such as ‘Fitness ki Dose Aadha Ghanta Roz’, ‘Pedal for Earth, Pedal for Future’ and so on. The rally was a successful one as the participants were able to generate awareness about the relevance of the day among the commuters.

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