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Amaravati will have dedicated cycle lanes: Narayana

Municipal Administration Minister P. Narayana rides a cycle at the start of a cycle rally held in Guntur as part of "I ride with India , campaign. MLA M. Venugopala Reddy is seen.Photo: T. Vijaya Kumar

Municipal Administration Minister P. Narayana rides a cycle at the start of a cycle rally held in Guntur as part of "I ride with India , campaign. MLA M. Venugopala Reddy is seen.Photo: T. Vijaya Kumar  

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Minister for Municipal Administration P. Narayana on Sunday said that the new Capital city of Amaravati would be eco-friendly and would have dedicated cycle lanes.

Speaking to media persons after inaugurating a cycle rally at NTR Municipal Stadium held here to mark the “I ride with India,” campaign, the Minister who is also Vice-Chairman of the CRDA, said that in tune with the Capital Master Plan recommendations, every effort would be made to promote cycling in Amaravati and in all major towns.“During our visits to Japan and Singapore, we have noticed that all the major roads have dedicated cycle lanes. We want to make our roads cycling-friendly. Cycling also keeps many diseases away,’’ the Minister said.

The Minister along with Guntur MLA West Modugula Venugopala Reddy cycled all the way to Indian Medical Association (IMA) Hall, a five km ride which covered Lakshmipuram Main Road, Lodge Centre, Sankar Vilas, Rajiv Gandhi statue centre, Collector’s Office.

The rally was promoted by Sai Bhaskar Super Specialty Hospitals. MD Busireddy Narendra Reddy said that the institution has been promoting cycling in a big way. Plastic surgeon G. Satish, neurologist Ram Taraknath, yoga trainer Srividya and other doctors participated in the rally.



During our visits to Japan and Singapore, we have noticed that all major roads have dedicated cycle lanes

P. Narayana

Minister for Municipal Administration



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