In March 2017, two-year-old Ekam, who was on his grandfather Balak Ram’s lap in the front seat of a car, died after the vehicle rammed into a road divider between Sector 16/17, Chandigarh. Ekam succumbed to head wounds at PGI.
The diversions introduced in the morning from 9 to 11 had to be withdrawn by 10.45 am due to utter chaos on the Madhya Marg. Police made another attempt in the evening from 5 to 7, but again failed and the diversions were withdrawn by 6.15 pm.
So far, Chandigarh Traffic Police has recommended 3,783 driving licences for suspension to different RLAs but received the feedback about the suspension of challans for 1,257 driving licences between January 1 and May 25 this year.
"A few heavy load vehicles, including Tata 407, mini trucks, were also among the challaned vehicles. Crash guards on the rear are accepted but installing bull bars on the front side is an offence,” said traffic police sources.
THE CITY’S first and the oldest police station “Chandigarh” dating back to the era of Britishers has started crumbling. Renamed as Traffic Police Station in 1994, the police station on Surajpur Road near the Chandimandir toll plaza, now has the look of a ‘haunted’ building. Constructed hundreds of years ago, the police station was named […]