Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Monday pitched to modify the existing highways of Tripura with zebra crossings and signing system in all the existing roads of the state aiming to restrict road accidents which has already high necked in the state leading severe cause for the death of young generations. Chief Minister was inaugurating the 8 days long 29th National Road Safety Week programme at Agartala Vivekananda ground.
In presence of the state transport minister Pranajit Singha Roy and other officials of the state transport department, Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Monday formally launched the 8 days long 29th National Road Safety Week Programme at Agartala Vivekananda Ground. Chief Minister while addressing the mass gathering at the programme has blamed the 25 years rule of the Left front government of failing to implement better infrastructure in view of getting road accidents decline. Chief Minister pitched to install signing system in all the existing roads with zebra crossings.
Meantime the state transport minister Pranajit Singha Roy while addressing the gathering on Monday said that the present government has taken several initiatives to cut the growing rate of road accidents in the state.
However, unlike previous years the government has taken up series of programmes to mark the 29th National Road Safety week in different corners of the state. The Chief Minister Biplab Kumar also took salute from colourful parade at the ground organised by the state traffic department.