Cyclothan for clean environment

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Over 2,000 take part in event

HUBBALLI:  Over 2,000 students and people from different walks of life took part in the Cyclothan 2017 organised here on Saturday to create awareness on pollution-free environment.

The event, which was flagged off from Railway Sports Ground, was organised jointly by Round Table India and Ladies Circle India for sensitising people on clean environment.

Commissioner of Hubballi Dharwad Municipal Corporation Major Siddalingayya Hiremath flagged off the Cyclothan.

Area Chairman of Round Table Sachin Shah and National Convenor Nitin Shenoy were guests of honour. Addressing the cyclists, Major Hiremath elaborated on the need to maintain clean environment and also spoke on the role of citizens in preventing pollution.

After balloons were launched to mark the formal flagging off, students from different schools and cyclists covered the thoroughfares of the city, including Sarvodaya Circle, Keshwapur, Lamington Road, Kittur Chennamma Circle and Hosur Circle, before returning to the Railway Sports Ground.

On the occasion, a lucky draw was conducted and two students were given bicycles as prize.

Source: The Hindu

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