New Delhi, Dec 7 (Agency) Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju recently launched the second edition of Fit India Cyclothon via social media. Encouraging the citizens to take part in the mega event, Rijiju tweeted “Cycling is a great way to stay fit & reduce carbon footprints. I invite all of you to the 2nd Fit India Cyclothon with your family & friends from December 7-31. Let’s join the clarion call of PM @NarendraModi Ji ‘Fitness Ka Dose Aadha Ghanta Roz’ #NewIndiaFitIndia #FitIndiaMovement.”
The event will be held across the country in each district and citizens can participate by registering on Fit India website, cycle daily a distance of their choice, and share their images and videos on social media tagging @FitIndiaOff and using the hashtag – #FitIndiaCyclothon and #NewIndiaFitIndia. The inaugural edition of the Fit India Cyclothon was launched by the Sports Minister in January this year in Panaji, Goa. This event was organized with the aim to get the people involved in outdoor activities and to start a cycling culture across the country. It saw the participation of over 35 lakh cyclists from across the country.