Day 17: Chennai-Bengaluru-Flag off pics

on Saturday, June 19, 2010

We began Day 17 with lots of energy and enthusiasm. Team had got good rest, only 390 kms to be covered in the day, roads were superb and next destination was Bengaluru.

As we entered Concorde Motors, the team was having the daily briefing...

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Nanos were also supercharged with fresh flowers (and lemon)
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Transport Commissioner Mr M Rajaram (right most in below photo) flagged us off from Concorde Motors, Velachery main road in Chennai.He was visibly concerned about a road accident that had happened in Chennai the previous night, wherein 8 people of a wedding party died as the truck in which they were travelling toppled over, owing to drunken driving by the truck driver.

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Mr Jairam discussed various precautionary measures with tata motors officials (such as discouraging trucks from carrying passengers instead of cargo, calling a meeting with truck owners association to discuss safety measures etc)

We left for Namma Bengaluru after a quick refreshment...Standby for more


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