In yet another innovative campaign for road safety, Bengaluru traffic police took help from the God to convey an important message. Well, not an divine intervention. After their previously successful venture involving ‘Yamraja’, the traffic police this time took help from Lord Ganesh to make citizen realise the importance of a helmet.
Dressed as the Hindu God, one man distributed helmets among riders, warning them how fatal it can be without a guard for their head. With roses in hand, the man dressed as Ganesh handed over helmets to riders travelling in the area under the Rajajnagar Traffic control.
Invoking the lord, they reminded how near death can be if rules are not obeyed.
— RAJAJINAGR TR PS (@RJnagarTr) July 25, 2018
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ಮೂಲಕ ಅರಿವು ಮೂಡಿಸುವ ನಮ್ಮ ಪುಟ್ಟ ಪ್ರಯತ್ನದ ಏಕೈಕ ಸದುದ್ದೇಶ -“ಸಂಚಾರ ನಿಯಮ ಉಲ್ಲಂಘನೆ ತಡೆ” ಆಗಿದೆ.ಗಣೇಶನ ವೇಷಧಾರಿ ನಮ್ಮ ಠಾಣೆಯ ಪಿಸಿ, ಶ್ರೀ ಬಸವ ರಾಜ ಕಲಗಟ್ಟಿ ಆಗಿರುವುದೇ ವಿಶೇಷವಾಗಿದೆ.@AddlCPTraffic @DcptrNorth
“OUR AIM – NO ACCIDENTS” pic.twitter.com/t6nVpSexRR
— ACP Traffic North (G.A.JAGADEESH,KSPS.) (@Acpnorthtrdvn) July 25, 2018
The cops have adopted many such innovative ideas to make people follow traffic rules and take road safety seriously. The cops also became performers earlier this week and participated in street plays winning hearts of not only the locals but also of Netizens online.
Demonstration of street play on eve of Traffic awareness month. pic.twitter.com/TuKxY8IC1k
— High Grounds Traffic (@HighGroundstrf) July 26, 2018
Earlier this month, a theatre artist was appointed to play the role of Yamaraja and remind people of wary consequences. The man, Veeresh Muttinamath, was also felicitated on Friday for his contribution and rewarded with Rs 10,000.
Our Bengaluru City Yamaraj, Mr. Veeresh Muttinamath, for bringing awareness among traffic violators, was felicitated and appreciated with a reward of Rs.10,000 by the Commissioner of Police today evening. pic.twitter.com/j8lgb4yCm8
— BengaluruCityPolice (@BlrCityPolice) July 27, 2018
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