Articles by Santhana Selvan

Santhana Selvan, an IT professional, is the current Bicycle Mayor of Hyderabad.

Once upon a time, Hyderabad was the ‘City of Cycles’. Ask old timers and they will tell you how the streets were full of cyclists, a complete contrast to the congested mess of cars and motorised vehicles that have taken over all roads, big and small. In olden days, it was much safer for cyclists too, because there were fewer motor vehicles on the roads and therefore, the risk of cyclists meeting with serious or fatal accidents was low. Things, however, have changed drastically now. As the Bicycle Mayor of Hyderabad, I am in close touch with the cycling community…

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