Uttarakhand CM Dhami flags off mountain biking rally in Pithoragarh

  • | Wednesday | 25th May, 2022

Dehradun, May 25 (PTI) Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Wednesday flagged off a mountain biking rally near the India-China border in Pithoragarh district to mark 75 years of India"s independence and said such events will generate employment opportunities for locals and help stop migration from border villages.He said organising adventure sports events like this will also help publicise the lesser-known places of scenic beauty in Uttarakhand.The mountain biking rally will go from Gunji up to Jyolikang and Nabhidhang in Pithoragarh.Addressing the gathering, Dhami said people in their 60s and 70s from across the country are participating in the event and this should inspire youngsters to take up adventure sports like mountain biking.It will also give an opportunity to people from mainland India to understand the border areas, he said.The chief minister also inaugurated and laid the foundation stones of development projects worth over Rs 113 crore at the DRDO guest house in Pithoragarh, his home district.Dhami also visited his ancestral village Hadkhola and offered prayers at the Hari Chand Swami temple. PTI ALM DIV DIV

If You Like This Story, Support NYOOOZ



Your support to NYOOOZ will help us to continue create and publish news for and from smaller cities, which also need equal voice as much as citizens living in bigger cities have through mainstream media organizations.

Stay updated with all the Dehradun Latest News headlines here. For more exclusive & live news updates from all around India, stay connected with NYOOOZ.

Related Articles