Road safety month: Cops promote pedestrian mobility in street event

Road safety month: Cops promote pedestrian mobility in street event

Cops dance during the 'Raahgiri' event at Ghumar Mandi on Wednesday. Ashwani Dhiman

Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, January 20

As a part of the 32nd Road Safety Month, the Ludhiana traffic police organised ‘Raahgiri’, an open street event, to reclaim city’s streets from vehicles and promote sustainable pedestrian mobility to make citizens more active and promote a healthy lifestyle.

Police Commissioner Rakesh Agrawal, Joint Commissioner of Police J Elanchezhian, Additional DCP Traffic Pragya Jain along with other senior officials took part in the event.

ADCP Jain said the event was organised on a stretch from the Ghumar Mandi chowk to the Aarati chowk where the vehicular movement was stopped for a specific period of time.

Activities that took place in the event include cycling, yoga session, cultural programme, police band performance and other fun-filled sports events.

The ADCP said residents in large numbers joined the event along with the police.

Tomorrow during the ongoing road safety drive, a walkathon will be organised at Punjab Agricultural University.

The police have restricted challaning of vehicles to the bare minimum due to the ongoing road safety month and only awareness activities will be organised this month.

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