‘Glad Avenue’ initiative launched in Chennai

The Occasions of India launched a mission known as Glad Streets to help non-motorized transportation and provides folks the possibility to reclaim their streets, have interaction with their neighbours, get pleasure from their metropolis, and finally recuperate their lives. It is a month-to-month Sunday road competition that occurs each week.

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                ‘Glad road’ initiative encourages the folks of Chennai to make use of non-motorised transportation to advertise wholesome way of life. The occasion passed off in Anna Nagar, the place Second Avenue from Bluestar Junction to Nalli Junction was completely closed off from 6 am to 9 am.

M. Subramaniyan and Gagandheep Singh Bedi, the minister of well being for Tamil Nadu and  the chief of the Chennai Metropolis Police respectively, and others took half within the occasion by biking and collaborating in different occasions. In lots of locations in Chennai, the transportation is banned so that individuals can stroll , cycle or job. With prohibition on utilizing motor autos, folks play numerous video games on the streets like soccer, desk tennis. The main target of Glad Streets is having enjoyable in public. With 8 places all through Chennai, it intend to cowl 52 Sundays in all, 5 on this spot and 5 elsewhere.

With the assistance of Sensible Metropolis Restricted and different personal organisations, Glad Avenue initiative developed the concept to supply the general public quite a lot of actions to lift consciousness of the worth of bodily well being and to guide glad lives.

“The issues we did as children are there. We’re having enjoyable,” stated an area, Sendhil Nathan.

The trigger is the “Glad Streets” mission. Individuals can play any sport they select on the roads right here. Aged folks strolled peacefully alongside a cherished one as children engaged in actions together with skating, karate, desk tennis, boxing, enjoying with toys, marbles, and lots of extra. The programme included music and exercise actions as nicely. (ANI).