Journalists pedal their way to health in ChandigarhJanuary 9th, 2008 - 2:18 pm ICT by admin
Chandigarh, Jan 9 (ANI): The Chandigarh Journalist Association (CJA) in association with NGO Yuvsatta organised a countryside bike tour for journalists to generate awareness on environmental pollution.
Dr. B.S. Pandey, DIG, ITBP has flagged off the cyclists from the Students Centre, Punjab University.
Highlighting the importance of a sound body and mind, Dr. Pandey said, Such activities were an important step towards staying fit.
He also underlined the need for promoting the use of bicycles to stay fit and reduce pollution.
Around 30 journalists representing different newspapers and electronic media passed through Naya Gaon and Nadda villages before reaching Perch Dam.
On their way back, they stopped at Khudda Ali Sher where village sarpanch Gurdial Singh and Khudda Ali Sher Youth Club president Bhupinder Singh welcomed the cyclists.
They appreciated the initiative of journalists to take part in such drives.
The rally culminated at Karuna Sadan in Sector 11 here. (ANI)
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