Amid a road resurfacing frenzy in parts of Vellore, the wheels of a two-wheeler were found stuck in freshly laid concrete on Kaligambal Street, leaving the civic body red-faced and netizens laughing in online after photos of the incident went viral online.
Vellore, a smart city, is seeing many of its roads rebuilt despite the company’s commissioner saying the civic body has not asked for the street in question to be redone. Speaking to indianexpress.com, Vellore Corporation Commissioner P Ashok Kumar said the work was done without the knowledge of the company.
Greater Chennai Police on Monday launched ‘No Honking’, a special campaign to educate drivers about the consequences of continuous and unnecessary honking. Police said the drive, which is due to take place until July 3, aims to educate drivers about the harmful effects of the horn causing health problems and noise pollution.
Inaugurating the event on Monday, City Commissioner Shankar Jiwal said, “In the coming days, the application will commence after the purchase of sound level meters prescribed by the Pollution Control Board of Tamil Nadu to assess the decibel permitted in places. public”.