NavGujarat Freedom Ride, a NavGujarat Samay initiative, celebrated 69th Independence Day with a difference – promoting freedom from pollution, traffic jams, health ailments at Ahmedabad on August 15, 2015. With extensive promotion of the event on print, radio, digital media, there were more than 1,000 participants from NavGujarat Samay readers, Cyclone Cycling Club, MyByk Cycle Share, corporates, students, housewives, senior citizens and others. Riding the 12.8 km distance took 70 min.