World Cycle Day: A’bad Cyclothon Raises Awareness On Organ Donation

| Updated: June 3, 2022 11:12 am

On the occasion of World Cycle Day, Revenue Minister Rajendra Trivedi and Health Minister Rushikesh Patel inaugurated the Cyclothon in Ahmedabad this morning. The event, organized by Mantavya News, aimed at raising awareness regarding two important issues – Cycling For Health and Organ Donation.

Patel spoke at the event highlighting the importance of maintaining good health and how cycling is a great way to commute as well as get the day’s exercise done. He also spoke organ donation and how it is a critical step towards saving life. He urged people to understand the importance of this action and do what was necessary for the society.

During the event, the leaders spread awareness regarding organ donation while cycling around different areas in the city. Several people who had been given a new life through organs donated by generous souls were also present at the event.   

The Cyclothon started at 6:00 am this morning from Riverfront, went along Vallabhsadan, Ashram Road, Usmanpura Underpass, CG Road, Parimal Garden, Town Hall and returned back via Ashram Road to Riverfront.

Ahmedabad City Mayor Kirit Parmar and Dilip Deshmukh, a prominent name in organ donation initiative attended the event.  Superintendents, Directors and Deans of various hospitals as well as social workers and activists who promote  awareness regarding organ donation were present here.

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