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Cycling Through the Forests of Jaipur

In the direct unaltered words of Dr Trilok Kumar Jain, who is currently the director for ecosystem for innovations and entrepreneurship at Suresh Gyan Vihar University.
The modernity has put us in comfort zone but our environment in a difficult zone. It has enabled us to lead luxurious life at the cost of the environment. Modern vehicles are a boon to the traveler, but a curse to the nature. There is a mad rush among the youth to go for bigger and more luxurious cars, without realizing that this madness may create a dangerous situation for our own existence. Pollution is rising and governments are too slow to act. The lobby of automobile companies is too strong for the governments to take any strong action. They are ostrich of the present times, aware of all the dangers, yet keeping eyes closed and waiting for the disasters to come.
Policy makers of the present time would find their names written in black for their inability to check the rising pollution. Advertisers and media of the present age would be rewarded by the God of Evils for creating the death grounds out of this beautiful planet. The creative copy designers are busy in preparing tempting appeals for luxurious cars, which would soon be adding to the pollution burden of this planet. Aware but acting as ignorant, all those who are helping the automobile giants of today are indirectly agents of the ominous future. The scientists who claim to have create a new and advanced version of engine, are actually creating a more tempting death warrant. Pollution, road accidents, traffic jams are the new representatives of Lord Yama, who is happily musing at the suicidal acts of the so called advanced and elite class.

Dr Trilok Kumar Jain Articles Travel and tourism are not bad, but the way it causes harm to the environment is bad. Excursion is not bad, but the way it is depleting nature is bad. Policy makers and town planners are not bad, but the way they have eliminated pedestrians and cyclists are dastardly acts. Jain monks, who only walk through roads, are being hit by unidentified vehicles in increasing numbers. People are asking Jain monks not to walk down roads. Rather than creating safe roads for pedestrians are planning to bank walking on the roads. Rather than trying to limit vehicular traffic, the policy makers are only trying to ease the travel of bigger and bigger vehicles blindly ignoring the consequences of such initiatives. Are they not aware of the imperils of dangers to environment. There is a need of really tough and strong actions against rising use of vehicles and rising pollution, but we are helplessly looking at the dumb and puppets, who will act more in the interest of automobile companies (and ignore the fate of this planet). However, its not all that gloomy, thanks to young people like you who come out boldly to venture out against the tide.

Its weekend, its your desire to immerse into nature and you are in Jaipur, what to do? There is no second option. Just join the cycling club of Jaipur. I am talking about ‘Road’s Queen’. This is the club initiated by Radhika and Anuradha. They will be your mentors in cycling through forests. They schedule and organize cycling trips every weekend. it is not just cycling, they also combine Yoga, Meditation and Spiritual get-together on this occasion. This is the perfect diet for the soul. They ensure that tourists are able to immerse in nature without harming it. They ensure that you don’t pollute Jaipur city in your attempt to visit it. They ensure that you remain happy without snatching away the happiness of the environment.

Cycling is not just the mantra for fitness, it is also the recipe for networking and corporate rejuvenation. Cycling is not just an activity for your warm-up, it is an event full of adventure, fun and nature-immersion. Road’s queen has converted cycling into an activity of fun, thrill, joy and learning. Every weekend people wait for the some or other group activity. Those who want to experience the freshness of nature, join their cycling tours.


Cycling can improve the overall fitness of the city. Fitness is a necessity now. Most people need some kind of fitness activities to spruce up their personality. There is an element of joy and fun when you are doing cycling together with a group. You want to roam around in the city of Jaipur, you may take a bicycle on rent and keep moving the city without causing any pollution. You may travel down to Nahargardh fort through the beautiful forests on a rented bicycle. You may travel through picturesque lanes of Jaipur city without causing any type of pollution through the bicycle that you can get on rent. It is not a choice, it is a necessity that we should say a good buy to modern polluting vehicle and adopt and promote non-polluting means of local transport. This is not a choice, this is a necessity. It is right time to take such initiatives in all cities and metros. We cannot wait for the policy makers, we have to come out and take initiatives for our own planet. Radhika and Anuradha are doing their bit. They are going to every college and university in and around Jaipur to motivate youth to adopt cycling. They are aware of their duty and their role as a responsible citizen. They are custodians of our future, but they are only two. We need to take similar initiatives in our capacity to prove that they are not alone in their crusade.

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Any facts, figures or references stated here are made by the author & don't reflect the endorsement of iU at all times unless otherwise drafted by official staff at iU. This article was first published here on 23rd November 2018.
Dr. Trilok Kumar Jain
Dr. Trilok Kumar Jain is a contributing writer at Inspiration Unlimited eMagazin

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