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World Bicycle Day celebrated on June 3rd

In April 2018, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) declared 3rd June as International World Bicycle Day.
World Bicycle Day celebrated on June 3rd

Details:

  • The resolution for World Bicycle Day recognizes the uniqueness, longevity, and versatility of the bicycle, which has been in use for two centuries, and that it is a simple, affordable, reliable, clean and environmentally fit sustainable means of transportation.
  • 2019 will be the second year when it will be celebrated after the UN General Assembly declared it in 2018 to acknowledge the importance of the bicycle which is an environmentally friendly mode of transportation.

Aim of World Bicycle Day:

  • The day aims to promote the use of bicycles as a means of fostering sustainable development, strengthening education, including physical education, for children and young people, promoting health and tolerance, preventing disease, mutual understanding and respect, facilitating social inclusion and a culture of peace.

World Bicycle Day in India:

  • In India, Vice President of India Venkaiah Naidu had flagged off a cycling rally in Connaught Place in Delhi on the occasion of World Bicycle Day.
  • It was also celebrated by cyclists in many other cities like Bengaluru and Mumbai.

Question:

Q. When is the World Bicycle Day celebrated across the world?
a. 1st June
b. 2nd June
c. 3rd June
d. 4th June
World Bicycle Day celebrated on June 3rd World Bicycle Day celebrated on June 3rd Reviewed by Neha Verma on June 04, 2019 Rating: 5

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