Students of CT Group of Institutes along with Ludhiana traffic police on Saturday kicked off a signature campaign against vehicular pollution and congestion.
ADCP Gurdeep Singh and ACP Harjeet Singh coordinated with the students in the whole activity. As many as 20 student-teacher teams visited Ghumar Mandi, Bharat Nagar Chowk, Chandigarh Road, Model Town, Dandi Swami Chowk, Millar Ganj, College Road, Daresi road and Jalandhar Bye pass.
They got the signature of the passers by on banners with slogans such as ‘we shall not let Ludhiana remain the fourth largest polluted city in the world’. With the support of Ludhiana Traffic police, they also displayed various banners carrying messages against speeding, overloading, not switching off the engines at traffic lights and driving ill-maintained vehicles.
Around 20,000 signatures were obtained and 50,000 leaflets were distributed. The volunteers interacted with the shopkeepers and urged them to get pollution certificate of their vehicles and undertake service maintenance at regular intervals.