Manohar Lal Khattar (Photo: ANI)
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar flagged off a Cyclothon as part of the state government's campaign against drugs in Karnal on Friday.
The campaign is titled 'Cyclothon for a Drug-Free Haryana'.
Flagging off the event, the Haryana Chief Minister said that his government is working for a drug-free society in the state in cooperation with NGOs and other organisations.
He also announced that every Tuesday in Karnal will be a 'car-free day' where all government officials will travel by bicycle only.
He participated in the cyclothon by riding a bicycle along with other cyclists.
He added that when he is in Karnal on Tuesday he too will ride a bicycle.
Around 1,000 cyclists participated in the cyclothon which will traverse all 22 districts of the state.
The cyclothon will culminate at Yamunanagar on September 25.
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First Published: Sep 01 2023 | 11:02 AM IST