Nehru Youth Center Ropar in association with the district administration Rupnagar organized a state level bicycle rally on the occasion of World Cycle Day.
Office District Public Relations Officer, Rupnagar
Rupnagar, June 3: Nehru Youth Center Ropar in association with the district administration Rupnagar organized a state level bicycle rally on the occasion of World Cycle Day.
The rally was inaugurated by Deputy Commissioner Rupnagar Dr. Preeti Yadav, IAS and gave the green signal for the rally. About 500 young boys and girls from Rupnagar Peddlers and Runners Association, Cycling Association Sri Anandpur Sahib and Nurpur Bedi Cyclists Association and various departments, youth clubs from different blocks participated in the cycle rally.
The rally passed through Maharaja Ranjit Singh Bagh, Bela Chowk, Rupnagar Bypass and ended at Maharaja Ranjit Singh Bagh. At the end of the rally Mr. Dinesh Chadha MLA Rupnagar and Deputy Commissioner Dr. Preeti Yadav, IAS distributed certificates to the participants. Speaking on the occasion Mr. Dinesh Chadha MLA said that Rupnagar has earned a good reputation in the field of cycling and the Punjab Government would continue its efforts to promote cycling in future also.
Deputy Commissioner Dr. Preeti Yadav urged the people of the district to take care of their health and fitness. “We should all do cycling to maintain our fitness and especially women should exercise daily for their health,” she said. Shee said that as the Deputy Commissioner, despite being very busy on a daily basis, she always made time for exercise so that she could save from illness.
In this bicycle rally SDM Jasveer Singh, DRO Rupnagar Gurjinder Singh, District Public Relations Officer Mr. Karan Mehta, District Sports Officer Rupnagar Mr. Rupesh Kumar, CEO Municipal Council Mr. Bhajan Chand, Madam Mrs. Santosh, Mr. Pankaj Yadav District Youth Officer Nehru Youth Center, Youth Services Mantej Singh Cheema, Mr. Shiv Kumar Saini Cycling Association Ropar, Mr. Arvinder Singh Raju, Mr. Sahil Valecha, National Awardee Mr. Yogesh Mohan Pankaj, Patronage of Principal Gurpreet Kaur and Prof. Harjit Singh, Prof. Harmandeep Kaur, Prof. Saminder Kaur, Prof. Ravneet Kaur, Led by Prof. Jagjit Singh and Dr. Nirmal Singh, students of NSS, NCC and Physical Education Department of Government College Ropar participated on the occasion of International Cycle Day.