Cycle rally flagged off to mark International Women’s Day


GUWAHATI: A cycle rally was organized in Guwahati on Sunday on the occasion of International Women’s Day. The rally was organized to encourage more women to join the cycling revolution.

Former International Badminton player and National Champion Krishna Hazarika Rao, DGM, OIL India Limited graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Speaking on the occasion she said,” I am quite happy to see the good turnout of women and girls for the ride hoped more women take it up as a way to keep themselves fit and healthy.” She also rode her cycle along with the other participants.



Over 50 women and girls of different age groups, professions and sections of the society took part in the rally. The participants were from all parts of the city and 3 women also came all the way from Rangiya to participate. About 20 men and boys also took part and supported the ride.

The rally was flagged off from Dighalipukhuri in Guwahati and the cyclists rode through parts of the city before ending near Panbazar.

The rally was organized by Modern Bikes and was supported by Pedal for a Change. They hope and wish that more and more women and girls take up cycling and lead the way in making Guwahati more cycling friendly. Neha Talukdar, the co-owner of Modern Bikes also took part in the event.