New Delhi, July 26 (ANI): Highlighting the recent incident of a road accident in Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that it is the duty of every family to inform youngsters about the importance of road safety rules.
“One is shocked to see the statistics of road accidents in the country, every four minutes a person dies in a road accident…Apart from the government, it is the duty of every family to inform the youngsters in the family about the importance of road safety rules,” Prime Minister Modi said in the tenth edition of his ‘Mann Ki Baat’ programme.
“Around one-third of those dying in road accidents are between 15 to 25 years of age…Keeping all this in mind, we want to bring Road Transport and Safety Bill,” he added.
The Prime Minister’s ‘Mann Ki Baat’ programme aims to deliver his voice to the general masses of the country since television connection is still not available everywhere, especially in the rural regions of remote locations. (ANI)