NDMC organises Cyclothon from Khan Market and Heritage cum Nature walk in Lodhi Garden
The NDMC has initiated a move towards Cycle4Change with a dedicated cycle corridor of 6 km for unique cycle experience from Bikaner House to Jor Bagh Metro Station.
New Delhi: The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) organised a Cyclothon from Khan Market and Heritage cum Nature walk in Lodhi Garden here on Sunday to celebrate the 75th year of Independence as “Azaadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav”.
Chairman, the NDMC, Dharmendra, flagged-off the Cyclothon . The cycle riders cover the 8 kilometer cycle track corridor. The route of the cyclothon covered Khan Market, Amrita Shergill Marg, Lodhi Garden, Max Mullar Marg, Subramannian Bharti Marg and culminated again at Khan Market, New Delhi.
While addressing the cycle riders, Dharmendra said that this cyclothon is a celebration of freedom from lifestyle and disease and to create awareness about the fitness of body and mind through the cycle riding.
He further underlined the importance of cycle riding and said that it is most important activity for not only our fitness, healthy body and nourishment for mind but also healthy journey for environment of our city by reducing pollution and make it eco- friendly.
He informed that the NDMC has initiated a move towards Cycle4Change by a dedicated cycle corridor of 6 km for unique cycle experience with safety and convenience of cyclists which is from Bikaner House to Jor Bagh Metro Station.
Dharmendra added that NDMC is implementing another dedicated cycle track from New Moti Bagh to North & South Block and Nirmaan Bhawan which is about 11 km long.
Today, the NDMC also organised a heritage cum nature walk of 120 minutes duration under the theme of freedom 2 Walk in Lodhi Garden, New Delhi in which 50 girls from NDMC Women Technical Institute participated with morning walkers and .