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DC Kupwara flags-off bicycle rally

Says cycling best tool for physical fitness of youth

KUPWARA, June 10: The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir today flagged off a bicycle rally from the DC Office Complex, here to mark the celebration of ‘World Bicycle Day’. The District Youth Services and Sports Officer Kupwara and other concerned were present at the occasion.


The bicycle rally covered a distance of 5 kilometers and went through Garrison Camp Zangli and culminated at District Police Lines, Kupwara. The rally was held under the banner of Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav.

The function was organized by the District Youth Services and Sports Department in which a large number of students from various schools participated enthusiastically.


Speaking at the occasion, Khalid Jahangir said that revival of cycling is the need of the hour as it is the best tool for physical fitness of youth. He said the rally envisages to popularise the usage of cycle to solve the dual issues of pollution and unhealthy lifestyle, besides enhancing and promoting the spirit of nationalism and brotherhood qualities among youth.


Khalid Jahangir said that the District Administration is making concerted efforts for channelizing the hidden talent of the youth, adding that the administration has already issued a sports calendar and students of different age groups are participating in sports activities across the district.

Assuring all possible support from the District Administration, the DC said that the Youth Services and Sports Department has to play a greater role in building the physical and mental fitness of youth, which is the future of the nation.



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