With the motive to encourage Ludhianvis to stay fit and healthy, CT University Ludhiana along with Ludhiana Police Commissionerate and Municipal Corporation Ludhiana organized a Weekend of Wellness (WOW) in the open streets surrounding Rakh Bagh. Hundreds of people of different age bars participated in this gala fitness event in which they broke into synchronized dance moves and pumping workouts in a traffic free zone. The Rakh Bagh streets from 6am to 9am were cordoned off for the citizens. They used the streets for recreation that promotes health, wellbeing, fitness, togetherness and joy.
The event of its kind galvanized the people to participate in a shared vision of an active and healthy way of living. It was organized with an aim to inspire people to use the space in a holistic manner. It was all about opening streets to people, sharing resources, transforming communities. It was a milestone crafted to galvanize the citizens to participate in a shared vision of an active, car-free lifestyle. The traffic was not allowed for three hours as residents reformed their roads as open-air dance studios, art hubs, gymnasiums and yoga institutes. Many fun filled and healthy activities took place like cross fit, cycling, Horse Riding, Circuit training, Bolly X, Vedic Yoga, Aerobics, Zumba and Bhangra on Live Dhol, Table Tennis Gully Cricket, Tug of War, Open DJ, Badminton, Soccer, and many more. The trainers from The Gym, Ludhiana successfully managed in making participants work out in various ways.
Furthermore, during an interactive session of Coffee with Cops in which Assistant Commissioner of Police Ms. Rupinder Kaur said that people really enjoyed this initiative which has buoyant us to organize such events in future as well and the efforts of CT University are truly commendable in organizing this event.
Mr. Manbir Singh, Managing Director, CT University said that the endeavor aimed to encourage people to start walking, cycling and planting more trees for a healthy living with different events. The event is organized on Sunday to promote healthy lifestyle and remind citizens to reclaim the streets as it belongs to them. He thanked all the supporters especially Ludhiana Police, MCL and participants for making this event a grand success.
Pro Vice-Chancellor CT University, Dr. Harsh Sadawarti, Manager Trainings Mrs. Amrit Kalsi, ADCP Traffic Sh. Sukhpal S Brar, ADCP 3, Ms. Gurpreet Kaur Purewal, Joint Commissioner Corporation Sh. Satwant Singh etc. also marked their presence.