Updated: Jan 26, 2019
Kallu bhi ban sakta tha bada aadmi
Kallu, a class XII student, raises high hopes in the mind of his parents and friends when he secures 95% marks in his board exams. In this elation and excitement he leaves home to buy sweets. He drives the motor bike though he is under age and that also without wearing his helmet. Result, he dies in an accident crashing the hopes of parents and his own dreams of becoming a “bada aadmi”. This was the “Nukkad Natak” based on the theme “jaan hai to jahan hai” conducted by the volunteers of “I Love My City”. The volunteers were Deepak Tyagi as Changu, Pardeep Sammi as Mangu and Rajat as Gangoo, Harkaran as Pappu &Manbir as mother of Kallu.
I Love My City is a social awareness organization which has been conducting various road safety events and nukkad nataks for the last one & half years with the motto “Life is precious, drive safely”.
The event was conducted at Maharani Paint’s premises in sector-24 Faridabad.Factory owner Mr. Vipen Bhatia said that, “My employees are my assets and theirsafety is important not only in the factory premises but also on road” He felt that such events does create an awareness in the minds of workers and staff members and can go long way in saving lives. General Manager HR Mr.SK Sukhija assured that he would further arrange for similar events in other Maharani Paints factories to spread this noble message. SHO – Traffic Mr. Atma Ram who was present on the occasion, in his address to all the workers and the staff which were in 300+ numbers) said “There can be no compromise in following traffic rules and please remember that someone is waiting for you at home. He advised the audience to leave home for work with a calm mind and well before time and these two factors can avoid many accidents on the road”.
I Love My City founder Mr. PP Singh retriated the fact that following traffic rules is not about avoiding police challans but it save your life as well as that of others. CEO of I Love My City Mrs. Manbir Kaur not only actively participated in the Nukkad Natak but also urged all the wives, mothers, sisters & daughters present there that children below the age of 18 should not be allowed to drive vehicles on the road as they all are going to effected when some miss happening is borne by these children. One of the volunteer Mr Manoj Kumar Vinod shared his life threatening accident in which he survived because he was wearing ISI marked helmet.
The event concluded with road safety oath being administered by Mr. Ashok Ratra to all present on the occasion and pasting of reflective stickers on bicycles.
Also presents on the occasion were Mr. Surinder Singh, Mr.OP Madaan, Mr. Naveet Gumber, Mr.Masroor Khan, Mr. Vikas Kalra, Mr.Manoj Gautam, Ms.Geetika & Master Manak.
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Update – The Following Event was also featured in the Delhi Times and City Plus News Paper