BMC celebrates Raahgiri Day

Bhubaneswar: In an attempt to create awareness about the creaking traffic system and environmental issues in the capital city, Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Sunday is celebrating Raahgiri Day.

The weekly street event, which is aimed at promoting healthy living by encouraging an active lifestyle and highlighting the environmental issues and concerns is being celebrated from Master Canteen Square to Rama Manidir Square here. Eschewing motorised vehicles and opting for cycling is an important component of the campaign.

According to sources, The movement of vehicles has been restricted from 6:30 am to 10:30 am on the streets connecting Master Canteen Square to Rama Manidir Square during the celebration of the day.

A range of activities for participants, including yoga, cycling, dancing and more are organised by BMC is expected to help citizens to reclaim their streets and bring physical activity back into their routine.