*JB Singh Jammu Kashmir*
Poonch: Deputy commissioner,Tariq Ahmad Zargar to day flagged off a bicycle rally which was organised by (MVD) Motor vehicle department Poonch. The route of the rally was within the municipal limits of Poonch town.The rally started from DC office Poonch passing through qila bazaar & finally culminated at dakbunglow Poonch.
ACR Ashraf Choudhary,ASP Anwarul-Haq, ARTO poonch, Abdull Rahiem Mir, DYSP HQ poonch Shahid Nahiem besides volunteers from different organisations , media persons and students from different schools participated in the bicycle rally.
The aim of this ralley was to educate road users regarding road safety measures to be followed by the road users in particular and public in general.
Speaking on the occasion, DC Tariq Ahmad zargar said that ,the main aim of organizing such rallies is to create awareness regarding rules to be followed on roads and also to promote bicycling as an alternative cheap, best and easy transportation way to improve the health, economic vitality.
He said by organizing such programs and rallies on road can develop a passion among all age group of people belongs to different cultures and background as a comfortable and safest choice to increase the number of people who ride bicycle safely.
He added that this also helps to control pollution on the one hand and also can reduce traffic jams and congestion.”So one can reached shorter & safe from traffic conjugation,”he further added.
While speaking ARTO Abdull Rahiem Mir said Bicycle are well into transportation system and are key part of our thriving community and this promotes healthy sustainable communities by making bicycle safe,fun and accessible to meet the needs of all users.