Cycling for cause of ecology

Cycling for cause of ecology

Cycling for cause of ecology

A bicycle jatha of youth with the motto ‘save fuel, conserve nature’ arriving in Madikeri from Bangalore on Sunday. KPN

This group of cyclists are all software engineers by profession and through this cycling jatha they are spreading an awareness on need for people to start cycling keeping all their false pride and status aside.

The team of youth through their initiative are urging people to take up cycling for cause of saving fuel and conserving nature.

The jatha left Bangalore on December 25 and travelled over 150 kms through Mysore, Hassan and reached Kodagu.

The jatha will stay in district for two days and proceed to Sulthanbathery in Mangalore, Bandipur spreading awareness on need for switching on to cycling.

Sharada Prasad. one of the team members  opines that cycling most importantly helps in maintaining good health and further it is economical too. It is eco-friendly and hence contributes in controlling global temperature.

“Using of bicycle can reduce the traffic intensity in cities. In Bangalore, our team members have adapted cycle as way of life and we for last one year are going to the office on cycle itself. We have not faced any problem so far,” says Vishwanath.

Kaushik, a participants said that the jatha also aims at vanishing the inferiority complex people attach towards riding cycle.