Kulgam: As part of ongoing National Road Safety month, a Painting/ Sketching/ Poster competition was held today at Govt Girls Higher Secondary School, Kulgam by Motor Vehicle Department Kulgam in collaboration with Kashmir Civil Services Academy K.P. Road Anantnag & SIE Institute Kulgam.
The District Development Commissioner (DDC) Kulgam, Showkat Aijaz Bhat was the chief guest on the occasion.
Students from various schools across the district participated in the event and expressed their own ideas related to road safety.
On the occasion, Motor Vehicles Inspector Manzoor Ahmad and Suraj Pandita gave the students the theme ‘Road Safety’ for their art work and explained them briefly to avoid over speeding, racing, drunken driving, use of mobile phone while driving, wrong overtaking and underage driving to prevent loss of precious human lives.
They stressed upon the youth to wear helmet and seat belt while driving two and four wheelers to avoid fatal injuries.
More than 200 candidates from government and private institutions participated in the event.