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As a part of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mohatsav’ and ‘Fit India Movement’, Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Anurag Thakur on September 25, 2021, flagged off the second edition of Ultimate Ladakh Cycling Challenge.
The cycling challenge has been organised by Ladakh police in coordination with the Cycling Federation of India.
The minister while flagging off the cycling challenge said that the motivation behind Fit India Movement, as envisioned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is to invigorate fitness consciousness among the people of India.
The minister said that he feels exalted seeing the vigour among Ladakh youth participating in the cycling competition at 11000 feet above sea level.
The minister applauded the youth of Ladakh for contributing towards the Fit India Campaign by promoting cycling competitions.
The Minister also congratulated the Ladakh Police and LAHDC for promoting this cycling competition under Fit India Movement.
While emphasising the role of youth in promoting the Fit India Campaign Shri Thakur said ‘Let’s cycle, let’s stay fit, let’s keep India fit. If the youth is fit, India is fit’.
The Minister also participated in a cycling competition along with MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal and CEC, Tashi Gyalson.