BABU SAMJHO ISHARE, HORN PUKARE:
This Sunday's edition of Raahgiri Day , supported by the Times of India, was all about spreading awareness on road safety . Members of Soch Theatre Group performed a play , Sadak Suraksha Jeevan Raksha. The theatre group used Bollywood songs like Babu Samjho Ishare and Gaddi Modan Ge Te Sare Signal Todange, and gave di Modan Ge Te Sare Signal Todange, and gave them a twist. “We told people that they need to act responsibly while driving and that it's necessary to wear seat belts, avoid tripling and follow traffic rules. People need to understand that most accidents happen when they choose to drink and drive,“ said Ashu, a member of the group. Rani, who watched the play , told us, “Jo rules follow karne wale hain woh karenge, but jo nahi karna chahte woh apni hi karenge.“ Gurmeet Kaur, who was there with her kids, added, “Plays like these have the potential to change things.“
LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL:
Other activities included an aerobics session by Goodways Fitness group and a Bollywood dance session by Yogstar. DJ Sid also played some hits from the '90s like O O Jaane Jaana and My Name Is Lakhan, making the crowd show off their moves.
RAAHGIRI BECOMES TRAINING GROUND FOR DELHI'S AMATEUR PHOTOGRAPHERS
At the recent edition of Raahgiri, we saw many amateur photographers honing their skills. Aryan, a Dwarka resident, told us, “I want to become a professional photographer. People here keep requesting me to take their picture, which I upload on my Facebook page. But some people come with weird requests as well. They say things like 'Main yahan se moti lag rahi hu, pura shot mat lo' and `mere baal kharab aae hai'.“ Debjit Sen, who was at Raahgiri for the first time, added, “This is the ideal place for an amateur photographer to experiment with lighting, shots and frames.“ Love Nonutold us, “I get to meet a lot of different people and it's a good place to make contacts.“