'Day without vehicle' observed in Kolhapur

the Kolhapur Municipal Corporation staff (KMC), corporations and office bearers observed ‘No Vehicle Day’ on December 31. Mayor Surmanjiri Latkar had proposed the idea to create awareness among citizens and encourage them to use public transport. the ‘ Do not Vehicle Day’ initiative aimed at serving two purposes — helping reduce pollution caused due to the smoke emanating from vehicles and, secondly, cutting down traffic congestion in the city. the KMC is also planning to hire a private consultant for drafting the city mobility plan. the ‘ Do not Vehicle Day’ initiative will be followed up by clearing apartment basements for parking of vehicles.