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32nd National Road Safety month kick starts across Kashmir

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SRINAGAR: To build awareness about road safety and reduce road accidents, a month-long 32nd National Road Safety, 2021 awareness drive themed ‘Sadak Surakhsha Jeevan Raksha’ was today launched across all the districts of Kashmir.

The month long programme that commenced today is scheduled to culminate on February 17.

On the occasion, IGP Kashmir Zone, Vijay Kumar flagged off a Bike Rally on Road Safety Awareness from Traffic Police Office Polo View Srinagar, which passed through Abdullah Bridge, Via Convent School, L.D Hospital, Sheergari to Jehangir Chowk, Dalgate, R.M. Bagh and culminated back at Polo View.

The rally was organised by Traffic Police City Srinagar with an aim to create awareness among people to discourage and prevent underage youth from driving, besides making others to abide Traffic rules and signages while driving. The message was delivered via PA system and placards and through rally shows.

At Budgam: District Development Commissioner (DDC) Budgam, Shahbaz Ahmad Mirza, who is also Chairman, District Regional Transport Authority today kick started a month long road safety programme during an impressive ceremony here.

At Ganderbal: The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Ganderbal, Shafqat Iqbal flagged- off an awareness rally from Mini Secretariat Ganderbal with an aim to sensitize people about the importance of following traffic rules to prevent road accidents.

At Pulwama: The District Development Commissioner (DDC) Pulwama, Dr Raghav Langer today inaugurated Road Safety month by flagging off a Car Rally at the new bus stand Pulwama.

At Baramulla: Deputy Commissioner (DC) Baramulla, Dr G N Itoo today flagged off a rally of vehicles from Dak Bungalow to formally kick-start the month long Road safety programme.

At Bandipora: Deputy Commissioner (DC) Bandipora, Dr Owais Ahmad inaugurated the Road Safety Month by flagging off a car rally from Mini secretariat to Bandipora Town Square, here.

At Kulgam: The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Kulgam, Showkat Aijaz Bhat today said that enforcement of traffic regulations and awareness regarding road safety measures is a prerequisite for preventing fatal road accidents.

At Kupwara: Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC), Kupwara, Nazir Ahmad Lone flagged off a Vehicle Rally carrying slogans highlighting traffic rules to observe Road Safety Month here.

At Shopian: To stimulate community involvement in promoting National road safety awareness and to disseminate information about traffic rules Assistant Regional Transport Officer (ARTO) Shopian, Muzam Ali flagged off a transport rally from here to celebrate the Road Safety month.

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