On World’s Bicycle Day, the rallies will be held in 35 States/UTs capital and at 75 iconic places across the country. The aim of this program is to encourage and motivate people to take up and adopt Cycling in their daily lives for physical fitness activities and get freedom from obesity, laziness, stress, anxiety, diseases etc. Adopting Cycling by common citizens will also facilitate in reduction of carbon footprints.
World Bicycle Day was first marked on June 3, 2018 when the United Nations first adopted a resolution during the 72nd regular session of the UN General Assembly in New York City in April.
The declaration was adopted by more than 193 member states that encouraged them to include bicycles in regional, international and subnational development programme and policies.
World Bicycle Day is observed to strengthen education, prevent diseases, including exercises and promote tolerance.