Dehradun, Sep 17 (AN): On the occasion of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 67th birthday, Uttarakhand government launched a cycle rally on the theme of ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’. Hundreds of locals participated in the rally to spread the message of educating girls, in a nation where female foeticide stands as a major challenge. The rally was flagged off by Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat who also paddled with other participants. The minister of state for Women Empowerment and Child Development Rekha Arya reportedly took part in the rally along with dozens of professional cyclists. The rally will conclude at the Vidhan Sabha on Haridwar Road.