In pictures: Riders cycle to raise awareness about air pollution

Around 150 cyclists including women participated in the rally from Lahore’s Gulberg area to Shahi Qila

Asif Mahmood January 09, 2022
About 150 cyclists including women participated in the rally organised to raise awareness about air pollution. PHOTO: EXPRESS


A cycle rally was organised on Sunday to raise awareness about air pollution and the historical and cultural aspects of Lahore.

The rally was organised by the Walled City of Lahore Authority and Critical Mass Lahore (CML) in which arround 150 cyclists including women participated.

The rally, which started from the provincial capital's Gulberg area, was led by renowned cyclist Kamran, who has visited different locations of the country on his bicycle.

The rally went through different areas of the city including Mall Road, Delhi Darwaza, Shahi Hamam, Masjid Wazir Khan, Greater Iqbal Park and finally reached Shahi Qilla, where meals were also arranged for the cyclists at Lahore's famous food street.

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The organisers of the rally announced that to raise awareness amongst the masses against rising pollution and smog, another rally will be organised between Lahore and Islamabad on January 15 in which six women and nine men will participate.

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Spokesperson CML Adil Shahid said that ordinary citizens will also participate in the rally to create awareness against smog and pollution.

He also said that traffic problems can also be reduced in big cities by promoting cycling which would also have a positive effect on the health of people.


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