On occasion of World Bicycle Day, District Administration Ludhiana organised a Cycle Rally today. Today’s cycle rally was organised by Ludhiana District Administration, Municipal Corporation and Commissionarate of Police, Ludhiana, in association with various Cycle Clubs, NGOs and industrial houses with vigour and vibrancy.The rally was flagged off by Surabhi Malik, IAS Deputy Commissioner, Dr Kaustubh Sharma IPS Commissionarer Police and Dr Shena Agarwal IAS, Municipal Commissioner from water front, behind MCL Zone D Office, Ludhiana.
More than 500 participants from different bicycle clubs of the city participated in this rally. This rally comprised of a 5 km ride by Hero Cycles, 10 kms ride by CityNeeds and 17 kms ride by Bike Studio in association with various cycle clubs, Punjab Sports Department, small ideas Great Ideas, Cycling for Pleasure Club, SNPC, NG Hospital, Monday Riders Ludhiana, Voice of Asians, The peddlers, the cyclist, Ludhiana peddlers, Marshall Foundation, Khalsa College for Women, Ludhiana Citizens Council, Cycling Jersey India and many other NGOs and institutions.
Surabhi Malik said that the objective of this rally is to spread awareness about importance of creating safe islands for cycling throughout the city through systematic planning measures.
Prominent among those present on the occasion included MC Additional Commissioner Aditya Dachalwal, ADC (Khanna) Amarjit Bains, MC Joint Commissioner Ankur Mahindroo, SDMs Gursimran Singh Dhillon and Gurbir Singh Kohli, MC Zonal Commissioner Jasdev Singh Sekhon, besides several others.