JAMMU: Director Tourism Jammu, OP Bhagat on Sunday flagged off a Twin Lake cycle rally from Sidhra Golf Course to picturesque Mansar Lake via Surinsar here.
Secretary, Jammu Tawi Golf Course, Hitesh Gupta, Divisional Sports officer, Ravi Singh, ETO Suraj Chander Singh also accompanied the Director in the flag off ceremony. The Twin Lake rally was organised under Mansar Sunday Series to provide varied experiences to the tourists, youths and adventure enthusiasts.
The cycle rally passed through Bajalta, Aitham and stopped at Surinsar where the Department of Excise had established a hydration-cum-support point.
An official said the event was organised to boost to the spirit of adventure among the youth, tourists, cyclists and the avid adventure goers. He said the aim of the rally was to provide an enriching experience to the nature-lovers who would cycle through Surinsar Mansar Wildlife Sanctuary.
Various cycling clubs including Jammu Cyclists group led by Goldy and Praveen Raina, JK Randonneurs led by Anil sharma, cyclists from Department of Physical Education JU, JK Cycling Association under Sports Council and individual bikers from Samba, Reasi and Udhampur districts also attended in large numbers.
The T- shirts worn by the participants were sponsored by Excise department, Udhampur-Reasi Range under Corporate Social Responsibility.