Staff Reporter

VIJAYAWADA: Kankipadu-based Sudheekshan Foundation, an organisation set up in the name of a victim of road accident to organise programmes to create awareness about road safety, on Monday began a programme to distribute one lakh pamphlets. Assistant Commissioner of Police (traffic) V. Suresh Babu kicked off the programme by distributing the pamphlets near Benz Circle.

Ch. Vimala Devi, who founded the organisation in the name of her son who died in a road accident on November 3, 2006, said that the pamphlets would be distributed at all major junctions and colleges in the city.

The World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims was designated by the United Nations General Assembly in 2005 as acknowledgement for victims of road traffic crashes and their families.

And, it was celebrated on every third Sunday or 18th day of November, she said. Traffic Circle-Inspector Madhusudhan Reddy, Sergeant Gunaram, Traffic SI Ashok, City Mahila Congress vice-president K. Uma and others were present.