Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav; JKP's Cycle Race (Pedal for Peace) witness overwhelming response, around 1000 cyclists participated Hon’ble LG J&K, Sh Manoj Sinha presided over Award Ceremony, gives away prizes to winners. DGP J&K flagged off the event Says more such events lined up to be organized in near future


Srinagar, September 19: As a part of Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav, Jammu and Kashmir Police in collaboration with J&K Cycling Association Srinagar organized a mega Sports event “Cycle Race (Pedal for Peace) in Srinagar this morning.

Honb'le Lieutenant Governor of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir presided over the award ceremony and distributed prizes among the winners of different categories.

Director General of Police J&K Shri Dilbag Singh flagged off the race in presence of ADGP Armed J&K Shri S.J.M. Gillani and other senior officers of J&K Police near environment Park Srinagar at 6:30 AM. The race culminated at 0900 hours after which an impressive award ceremony was held at Police Golf course.

IGP Kashmir Shri Vijay Kumar, IGP CIV (PHQ) Shri Alok Kumar, Director ACB, Shri Anand Jain, DIG, Central Kashmir Range, Shri Amit Kumar, COs of Kashmir based battalions, AIsG of PHQ and other senior officers of J&K Police were present at the flag off ceremony.

On the sidelines of the flag off ceremony, the DGP while speaking to the media congratulated the ADGP Armed J&K and his team for organizing this successful mega event. He appreciated the cyclists from different age groups including girls and young kids for their participation in the event. He said that such events are not only important for our health but also contribute in strengthening mutual bonds and and competitiveness. He informed that J&K Police has more such events lined up which would be organized in near future.


He said that Cycle Race (Pedal for Peace) event was open for all and was organized in seven different categories viz Senior (Men) above 17 years (ATB) Professional Cyclists, Senior (Men) above 17 years (MTB) Cyclists, Girls above 14 years (MTB) Cyclists, Jr. Boys under 17 years (MTB) Cyclists, Sub-Junior (Boys) under 14 years (MTB) Cyclists, Sub-Junior (Girls) under 14 years (MTB) Cyclists and veterans took part in the event. The DGP said that the prize money would be given for the three each winners in all seven categories besides consolation prizes would be given to the junior kids for their participation.

The first three winners amongst ATB professional Cyclists (senior Men above 17 years) who were presented cash prize of ₹50,000/-, ₹30,000/- and ₹20,000/- are Mr. Waheed Ahmad S/o Ab. Rashid Ganie R/o Kanihoma Budgam, Mr. Mohd Adil Taili S/o Ab. Gani Taili R/o Maciam Budgam and Mr. Adil Teli S/o Ab. Rashid Teli R/o Narbal Budgam respectively.

The first five winners amongst senior men above 17 years MTB Cyclists who were presented cash prize of ₹20,000/-, ₹15,000/-, ₹10,000/-, ₹5000/- and ₹3000/- are Mr. Parwez S/o Gulam Mohammad Chest No.174 R/o Check Kawoosa Budgam, Mr. Mashooq Maqbool S/o Muhammad Maqbool Chest No.181 R/o Magam Baramulla, Mr. Anish Dubey S/o B.K Dubey Chest No.141 R/o Talab Tillo Jammu, Mr. Akash Bhat S/o Shri N.K Bhat Chest No.142 R/o Durga NagarJammu and Mr. Manav Radha S/o Mrs. Neera Kumari_Chest No. 138 R/o Digiana Jammu respectively.

The first five winners amongst girls above 14 years MTB Cyclists who were presented cash prize of ₹25,000/-, ₹20,000/-, ₹15,000/-, ₹10,000/- and ₹5000/- are Ms. Leakzes Angno D/o Ishey Dawa Yokma Chest No.534 R/o Leh, Ms. Hurmah Shah D/o Mohd Yaseen Shah Chest No.533 R/o Srinagar, Ms. Sara Naqash D/o Mohd Ibrahim Naqash Chest No.451 R/o Safaqadal Srinagar, Ms. Rubab Ali Punjabi D/o Faheem Ali Punjabi Chest No.544 R/o Nishat Srinagar and Ms. Zobiya Tariq D/o Sheikh Tariq Chest No.468 R/o Lal Bazar Srinagar respectively.

The first five winners amongst Jr. Boys under 17 years MTB Cyclists who were presented cash prize of ₹20,000/-, ₹15,000/-, ₹10,000/-, ₹5000/- and ₹3000/- are Mr. Suhaib-ul-Mehraj S/o Mehraj-ul-Din Chest No.412 R/o Srinagar, Mr. Moin Nabi S/o Shinabi Chest No.349 R/o Srinagar, Shabir Ahmed S/o Gh. Hussain Dar Chest No.326 R/o Budgam, Adnan Bashir S/o Bashir Ahmad Dar Chest No.357 R/o Sopore and Mr. Mir Bahzat Nawaz S/o Mir Shahnawaz Chest No.394 R/o Srinagar respectively.

The first five winners amongst Sub-Jr. Boys under 14 years MTB Cyclists who were presented cash prize of ₹15,000/-, ₹10,000/-, ₹5,000/-, ₹3000/-& ₹2000/- are Hashim-ul-nabi S/o Gh. Nabi Sofi Chest No.707, Jehangir Ahmed S/o Manzoor Ahmad Chest No.652, Yasir Furkan S/o Nazir Ahmad Chest No.647, Tajamul Rasid S/o Rasid Ahmed Chest No.648 and Kamran Majeed S/o Ab. Majed Chest No.565 respectively and the five winners who secured sixth to tenth position in the said category and were presented cash prize of ₹1000/- each are Wasif Sadiq S/o Sadiq Ahmed Chest No.706, Maroof Shafi S/o Mohd Shafi Chest No.563, Saif Mohd S/o Shafiq Ahmed Chest No.698, Basit Abas S/o Gh. Hussain Chest No.629, Raheem Ashraf S/o Ashraf Gul Chest No.553.

The first five winners amongst Sub-Jr. Girls under 14 years MTB Cyclists who were presented cash prize of ₹15,000/-, ₹10,000/-, ₹5,000/-, ₹3000/-& ₹2000/- are Nibila Khan D/o Firdous Ahmed Khan Chest No.723 R/o Harwan Srinagar, Yumnna Parviz D/o Parviz Ahmed Chest No.728 R/o Noor Bagh Srinagar, Farhan Ahad D/o Ab. Ahad Mir Chest No.744 R/o Parimpora Srinagar, Adiba Jaan D/o Ab. Qayoom Chest No.730 R/o Hatbura Ganderbal and Mehak Ashraf D/o Mohd Ashraf Sheikh Chest No.720 R/o Tulmullah Ganderbal respectively and the five winners who secured sixth to tenth position in the said category and were presented cash prize of ₹1000/- each are Syed Hania Kashani D/o Syed Tariq Chest No.722 R/o Rawalpora Srinagar, Zarmeen Khan D/o Mehraj Khalid Chest No.717 R/o Barbarshah Srinagar, Muntaha Javaid D/o Javaid Ahmed Wandro Chest No.703 R/o Khanyar Srinagar, Anush Khursheed D/o Khursheed Ahmed Chest No.708 R/o Baramullah and Heeba D/o Mohd Yaseen Wangoo Chest No.701 R/o Khaniyar Srinagar.

The first five winners amongst Men above 45 Years MTB Cyclists who were presented cash prize of ₹30,000/-, ₹15,000/- and ₹10,000/- are Mr. Faheem Ali Punjabi S/o Ahmad Ali Punjabi Chest No.67 R/o Nishat Srinagar, Dr. Sheikh Tariq S/o Sheikh Ab. Majid Chest No.60 R/o Lal Bazar Srinagar, Mr. Mir Rasheeq S/o Mohd Abdullah Chest No.70 respectively.

Refreshments was served to the participants of the event besides, elaborate arrangements were put in place with regard to the security, traffic management, transportation, accommodation, first AID etc.