Awareness drive for pedestrians held

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
  • Updated: Jan 31, 2015 22:50 IST

As part of road safety week, an awareness drive for pedestrians was conducted by Chandigarh police in association with Arrive Safe, an NGO, on Saturday. On the occasion, a walkathon was organised from Sector 16/17 traffic light to Plaza, Sector 17.

Deputy inspector general of police, AS Cheema, was the chief guest of the function. Besides, a team from tEye Hospital, Sohana, also organised a free eye-testing camp for rickshaw pullers, auto rickshaw drivers at Children Traffic Park, Sector 23, Chandigarh. The NGO also held a signature campaign and more than 1500 people signed a road safety declaration.

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