13th Nov 2019 10:11:PM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

Naharlagun, Nov 13: A traffic awareness programme was organised today by the Office of the District Transport Officer Capital Complex in collaboration with Itanagar Municipal Council and AAPPTF here at the Government Higher Secondary School Kankernallah ground.
MLA Itanagar Techi Kaso while stressing on the importance of traffic discipline and management lamented that although such programmes had been organised many times in past, the actual goals can be achieved only when traffic rules are truly implemented on the ground level. He cited examples of Sikkim and Mizoram where people abide by traffic rules resulting in very few traffic jams. Kaso hoped that with everyone’s cooperation, the state capital will have good roads connecting every sector and villages in the next 3-4 years and also assured that every Government Secondary and Higher Secondary Schools in Capital Complex will have better infrastructure in the coming years. Deputy Commissioner In-charge Talom Dupak read out the oath to abide by traffic rules. Additional District Magistrate Talo Potom stressed that traffic officials should be able to work in harsh conditions and follow strict work culture to improve traffic scenario and led the students present to take pledge that they will drive only when they turn 18. Addtional SP Capital Harsh Indora spoke on the importance of traffic rules and regulations and urged the citizens to abide by them. DTO C Wangsu informed that in the last one year, Capital Complex has registered 51 cases of road accidents within jurisdiction of the three Police Stations namely Banderdewa, Nirjuli and Naharlagun with consequences of 19 fatal cases and 32 minor injuries. He informed that most of the cases have been registered against students riding two-wheelers signalling the urgent need for them to follow traffic rules. Vice President AAPPTF Tagio Sonam also stressed on the need to follow proper traffic rules like use of seat belt, helmet etc. which was echoed by Arunachal Bullet Club also.
The star attraction of the event was performance by Indian Idol finalist Jeli Kayi who mesmerised the audience with his performance. Other highlights of the day was performance by Ejin Dudak Musical Band, dance by Dream maker, one act play by Mr Arunachal and Ms NEFA team on road safety, display by Arunachal Bullet Club etc.DIPRO

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