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400 enthusiasts in Kolkata cycle for education

IANS  |  Kolkata 

At least 400 cycling enthusiasts from school, colleges and corporates in Kolkata geared up at the break of dawn on Sunday in support of providing for the under-privileged children.

"About 400 people from schools, colleges and corporates participated in the event for categories 3, 5, 10 and 25 km," one of the organisers said about the event that kicked off at 5 a.m. at Nalban Park in

The event titled 'Cyclation - Cycling for Education' was aimed at spreading as well as promoting the ever-refreshing sport of cycling that not only energises but also does its bit in creating a cleaner and safer environment.

"I am always up for challenges, although it's not a challenge, it's for a cause, I am a and I promote all the time since I had faced many challenges during my college days, I now understand how important education is for a kid," said Priyank, a participant.

Cycling groups like 'CNG - Cycle Network Grow' and 'Discover on Wheels' participated in the event.

Organised by Bhumi, one of India's largest independent volunteer non-profit organisations, this is the third edition of the cycling event after its huge success in and

About 100 volunteers worked hard to execute this event.

Participants were facilitated with T-shirts, medals, certificates and refreshments.



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First Published: Sun, September 16 2018. 19:52 IST