Gujarat Chief Minister Shri Vijay Rupani today flagged-off Cyclothon Ahmedabad–2017 and cheered-up thousands of cyclists at Sabarmati riverfront. He said that now a days environment is getting changed throughout the world. He added that cycling is one of the best exercises for physical fitness and is also helpful to conserve the environment. A campaign to protect environment is also required.
CM Shri Rupani said that there was a time when people use to make maximum utilization of bicycles. With the change in time the use of bicycles has reduced which results to physical problems and also harm the environment. Use of bicycle is also mandatory to ease from traffic problems. He added that Sate Government also makes efforts to motivate the people to make maximum utilization of bicycles.
A special tri-cycle ride for Divyang people was also organized to motivate and support the specially-abled, giving them opportunity to participate in the event.
On the occasion, Ahmedabad Mayor Shri Gautambhai Shah, Shri Jagdishbhai Panchal, Shri Rakeshbhai Shah, Dr. Sudhirbhai, Shri Jigarbhai Patel and local people were remained present.
Source: Information Department, Gujarat