SRINAGAR: The 7th day of ongoing Road Safety Week in Poonch was marked by a bicycle rally and painting competition organised by Motor Vehicle Department under the supervision of district administration.
Flagged off by ARTO Abdul Raheem in presence of Dy SP DAR Mohan Lal and Dy SP HQ Shahid Nayeem from the SSP Office, the rally passed through various roads of the main township and culminated back at the flag off point. Volunteers, media persons and students from different schools participated in the bicycle rally.
The main aim of this rally was to educate people about road safety measures and promote bicycle as pollution free, healthy, cheap alternative and easy mode of transportation
The MVD also organised painting competition for school children at Christ School Poonch in collaboration with other schools.
More than 100 students participated in the painting competition. The aim of organising the painting competition was to imbibe the habit of road safety among the young minds.