World Bicycle Day 2022
India to donate 15,000 bicycles to Madagascar
Antananarivo: Over 60 bicyclists from over a dozen bicycle clubs in Madagascar participated along with the representatives of the government in a bicycle ride to highlight the importance of cycling for a healthy and environment-friendly lifestyle, in an event organized by the Indian embassy in partnership with the bicycle clubs to mark the World Bicycle Day 2022 today.
On this occasion, the bicyclists also participated in a Yoga session in preparation for the celebration of 8th International Yoga Day in Madagascar on June 21.
Indian Ambassador Abhay Kumar led the bicycle ride from lake Marais Masay to his residence in Antananarivo and highlighted the importance of World Bicycle Day and advised everyone to take up bicycling to save the environment and promote their physical well being.
Kumar also announced that the Government of India will be donating 15000 bicycles to the Government of Madagascar soon which will lead to more cycle users in Madagascar.
The Ambassador also encouraged the enthusiastic bicyclists to join the Embassy in the celebrations of the International Day of Yoga in Madagascar and Comoros on June 21, 2022.
– global bihari bureau