Goa CM Pramod Sawant, Kiren Rijiju point out the event 'Fit India Cyclothon'
PANAJI: The Chief Minister of Goa Pramod Sawant & Union Minister of Youth Affairs & Sports Kiren Rijiju marked the 'Fit India Cyclothon' event here on saturday.
the Fit India Mission under the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports in collaboration with the Directorate of Sports & Youth Affairs, Goa Government He organized the inaugural event.
Rijiju thanked people for coming in large numbers to participate in the event.
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"I am happy to flag off the Fit India Cyclothon event from Goa with the Chief Minister Pramod Sawant . I would like to thank the people of Goa for coming out in large numbers & participating in the Cyclothon event," he said.
More than 500 cycling enthusiasts participated in the event & cycled through a five-kilometer stretch within the city of Panaji. the Cyclothon was flagged off from the Campal Parade Ground & culminated at Bal Bhavan.
" the Fit India Cyclothon event was not a race but a leisure activity organised with the aim to get the people involved in outdoor activities & start a cycling culture in the state," Sawant said in a statement.
"It was good to see the Chief Minister riding the cycle as it inspires the citizens to take up cycling & embark on a journey of fitness. With over 80 lac volunteers from different organisations & millions of Indians participating from across India, the Cyclothon event is one of the biggest in the history of India," said Rijiju.
the Fit India Cyclothon was a PAN India event held across multiple cities.