The Youth Hostels Association of India (YHAI) undertook a bike rally to spread the message of environmental protection. District Collector K. Biju flagged off the rally here on Sunday.

Thirty-six bikers are attending the two-day rally led by YHAI district president Prambat Shahul Hameed.

The rally went through Nilambur, Vazhikkadavu, Nadukani, Bandipur and Muthumalai. The rally will conclude here on Monday.

Yousuf Thaikadan, former YHAI president, said that special emphasis was being given on conservation of water and eradication of plastic.