Wrong-lane driving was strongly condemned by the Mumbai Police who termed it a "sin (paap)" in their recent social media post. The team released a video on Instagram with the caption: "It’s a ‘Paap’, NEVER get ‘Raazi’ to drive on the wrong side."
The above Instagram reel is a part of the ongoing campaign by the Mumbai Police. The Mumbai Traffic Police launched a special crackdown on wrong-side driving on Thursday, and according to officials, the campaign will last at least two weeks. The action was reportedly announced in response to a flood of social media complaints about wrong-side driving on arterial roads and byways.
The video was set to the pov (point of view) of a driver on road. The road safety message was a little quirky in the sense to hint at the word "paparazzi" -- paap + raazi. Since being shared online, a few hours ago, it attracted thousands of likes an views on the content-sharing platform.
"Rickshaw wala Instagram pe nahi hai aur ye post unke liye hai," read a comment, purportedly, hinting that the three-wheeler vehicles often violate traffic norms and indulge in taking the wrong lane.
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