Homage paid to road traffic victims in Patiala

Homage


DW BUREAU / PATIALA Patiala Foundation commemorated the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims by paying homage to the lost lives and by doing volunteer service towards the maintenance of Road Victims Memorial. Also, a lecture on sensitisation of community towards the need of road safety was delivered by chief functionary of the Patiala Foundation Project "SADAK" Ravee Singh Ahluwalia. Ravee Singh Ahluwalia said the World Day of Remembrance is an important occasion to stand together with the global community to commemorate road victims and call for an end to the mishaps on our roads. No one should have to go through the uncalled for, preventable loss of a child, a brother, a mother, a friend, killed in a road traffic crash. He further added that we should adhere to the global plan demanding 30 kmph in all the livable streets of our country. The event was organized by Patiala Foundation under its road safety initiative " SADAK " and was attended by prominent citizens of Patiala .The Road Safety Team of SADAK which includes Harpreet Sandhu, SP Chand, Pawan Goyal, Rakesh Goyal, Anmoljit Singh, Principal Manju, Dr. Nidhi Sharma, Eekisha, Aadishwar, Sajni Batish, Nilu Sharma, Rajeev Sharma, Kaka Ram Verma and all volunteers Abhinandan Mittal, Bharpur Singh, Harmanjot Singh, Hardeep, Ravaldeep, Sanyam, Pratham, Ankit, Gaurav, Shubhangani participated in the event. The World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims is commemorated on the third Sunday of November each year to remember the millions of people killed and injured on the world's roads. It is also a day to thank the emergency services for their role in saving lives; to reflect on the impact of road deaths on families and communities; and to draw attention to the need for improved legislation, awareness, infrastructure, technology, and post-crash response to save more families from the tragedy of losing a loved one. (editor@dailyworld.in)




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