BHOPAL: To spread the message of cleanliness and clean city, the officials of district administration and civic body took out cycle rallies in the capital on Sunday. The rallies, in different batches, were flagged off from Smart City, C 21 Mall, Sarvadharam in Kolar and Lalghati and culminated at TT Nagar.
Bhopal Divisional commissioner Kavindra Kiyawat, director of youth and sports development Pawan Jain flagged off the rally from Smart City office around 6:30 am and they along with others cycled to TT Nagar spreading the message of hygiene and cleanliness. The other batches of rally were flagged off by BMC commissioner KVS Chowdhary and Smart City, CEO, Aditya Singh. Additional commissioner Shashwat Meena flagged off a rally from Lalghati. Residents and cycling enthusiasts in a very large number participated in the event.
Rally aims at promoting non-motorized travel along with cleanliness, said the divisional commissioner, adding that cycling is beneficial for health. It is the responsibility of every citizen to keep their surroundings clean and help in building a clean, healthy and green society, he added. Kiyawat also stressed on public participation in Cleanliness Survey 2021, saying that everyone needs to raise awareness and encourage others to participate in it.
Sports director Jain said cleanliness is the responsibility of one and all and by joining hands we can make our city the cleanest one. He also urged people to save trees to protect the environment.
Speaking on the same lines, the BMC commissioner said that the residents’ feedback holds weight in the survey and so people should participate in it. Cleanliness should not be limited to survey only, one needs to bring it into practice, he added.