29th Road Safety Week starts at Shopian

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By Fast Kashmir on 23/04/2018.

29th Road Safety Week starts at Shopian

Junaid Gulzar

Shopian April 23:  To stimulate community involvement in promoting
road safety awareness and to disseminate information about traffic
rules the motor vehicle department of district Shopian was organised
29th Road Safety week here today at Mini Secretariat Arhama Shopian
which was inaugurated by Deputy Commissioner Shopian, Mr. Gazanfar
Ali, who as chief guest on the occasion under the theme of “the week
Sadak Suraksha Jeevan Raksha’

Among others, the programme was attended by Additional Deputy
Commissioner, Shopian Mr. Parvaiz Sajad Ganie, Assistant commissioner
Revenue, Assistant Regional Transport Officer, Shopian, Sheep
Husbandry Officer, Shopian besides senior citizens, Drivers, stake
holders, transports and student of various educational institutions
and other concerned officers and officials.

On the occasion, they said that we must save the precious lives
and we should adhere to the traffic rules and wear safety gears such
as helmets, seat belts and not to use mobile phones while driving so
that accidents shall not take place. They appealed the people not to
allow their children without driving license to the drive the vehicles
and emphasized for organizing more road side camps in the district to
aware people about the safety rules. They said it is the
responsibility of people to follow traffic norms and avoid parking
their vehicles on wrong places and advised them to keep patience while

On the occasion the Assistant Regional Transport Officer, Shopian
delivered the welcome address besides Additional Deputy Commissioner,
Assistant Commissioner Revenue, students of various educational
institutions were also spoke and highlights the road safety measures.