Road safety rules are instructions that an ideal citizen must follow in order to remain safe from any kind of mishap but today these rules are being recklessly violated, resulting in severe loss of life and property and recurring traffic jams.Lucknow Traffic Police is making concerted efforts to improve the traffic scenario in the city.
Seth M.R. Jaipuria School takes pride in raising conscious, responsible and socially aware citizens of the country and time and again, has actively stood up for various social causes.
Reckless driving and the violation of traffic rules has always claimed several lives.Recently,Jaipuria lost a very precious member of the family, Mr. Shree Ram, the school carpenter, and his 21-year old son in a road accident. This tragedy stirred the hearts of all Jaipurians and an immediate need for action against violation of traffic rules was felt by the school authorities .
To see a safer face of the streets, the Principal Mrs. Promini Chopra took the initiative to organize a march on 26th November from Seth M.R. Jaipuria School to Capt. Manoj Pandey crossing by joining hands with the Traffic Police. Around 200 students and 30 teachers participated in this awareness march.
The school is thankful to the traffic police force under the leadership of C.O. Traffic Mr.Mohd.Zahir and Mr.P.K.Shahi traffic in charge trans Gomti for helping wholeheartedly in supporting the school in organising the march.The roads reverberated with slogans like “Stay Alert, Stay Alive” and “Wear helmets, be safe” as the students passed by carrying banners and distributing pamphlets to make people aware of road safety rules. Children reached out to people who had parked their vehicles wrongly and to people who were not wearing helmets or seatbelts and requested them to follow road safety rules.
According to Abhinav Srivastava, an engineering aspirant studying in Jaipuria,”film is reel but life is real. So do not imitate cinestars as there are no retakes in real life.”
Unnat Bansal, a student of class 11 quoted,” It is an appeal to the public to follow traffic safety rules as there is always somebody waiting for them to return safely.”
Iresh Agarwal, another student of the school said that” Life doesn’t have a reset button ,so value yours as well as others’ lives and drive safe.”