Happy Streets, making happy Sunday mornings !
Just take a regular busy road you commute and imagine people doing Yoga on it, playing football, badminton and even cycling without much breaking and the road is also full of joggers ! A quite tough thing to imagine on a regular busy road which is always flooded with cars and buses.
But this imagination becomes reality every Sunday at many places in crowded cities like Bengaluru, Mumbai, Pune and others metros too by TOI group who make these marked streets the Happy Street and let people enjoy their Sunday morning with fun. All the activities mentioned above are conducted. Right from doing Yoga in the middle of a footpath or be it dancing a square are some every Sunday activities.
In Pune such a Happy street comes every Sunday at Aundh. DP road and the ITI road take the pleasure to be Happy streets on Sundays from morning 6 am to 10 am. The road map for Happy Street is,
The another thing to see on these streets is the co-ordination of the traffic police. All well managed by the traffic department and even police officials are there to avoid any mishaps. This street at this time also proves to be platform for social workers to impart awareness as the crowd attracted on this street is youth. With enthusiasm unleashed everyone there everytime seem to be full of energy to start their fine-day-sunday with energy.
Check for yourself the power :
Even the mass dance is scheduled throughout this period and the most amazing thing is this, dancing along with the crowd and grooving in open air with beats !
Here is a small video of it from our channel :