The Maharashtra Chief Minister stated a road security drive shouldn’t be restricted to a interval of per week, fortnight, month or a yr, nevertheless it ought to be performed frequently.
With 11,452 deaths in 2020, Maharashtra figured among prime three states which have reported the highest variety of deaths in road accidents in the nation, state Transport Minister Anil Parab stated on Monday.
Expressing concern, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray stated these figures are severe, as he launched the thirty second Road Safety Week 2021.
“In 2020, Maharashtra witnessed 25,456 road accidents and 11,452 road fatalities. Maharashtra is one of the three states that have reported the highest number of deaths in road accidents,” Mr. Parab stated on the perform.
Mr. Thackeray stated, ideally, Maharashtra shouldn’t determine in the listing of the states which have reported deaths in road accidents.
“These figures are serious. Rather than being in top ranks, Maharashtra should not ideally figure in the list of states with road accident fatalities,” he stated.
The Chief Minister stated a road security drive shouldn’t be restricted to a interval of per week, fortnight, month or a yr, nevertheless it ought to be performed frequently.
“Booster doses of road safety rules should be given at regular intervals,” he stated.
Mr. Thackeray additional appealed to motorists to comply with the “Niyam” (guidelines) and preserve “Sanyam” (restraint) to maintain “Yam” (God of dying) away.
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Mr. Thackeray stated it was necessary to offer services to the general public as a substitute of solely creating consciousness.
Mumbai metropolis’s guardian minister Aslam Shaikh, Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant and senior officers attended the perform.