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Fit India Movement: ADC flags-off cycle rally in Bandipora

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BANDIPORA: 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 which serves two purposes-staying fit and conserving the environment and ensuring a 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 the DC office.

On the occasion, ADC emphasized that school children adopt a 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 and 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, and Firdous Sultan were present on the occasion.

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