Kolkata, Dec 17 (IBNS): Magazine Kolkata on Wheels in association with State Bank of India Sunday organized 'State Bank of India Kolkata on Wheels Car Treasure Hunt', an educative car event with a competitive bent.
On Sunday, over 150 cars participated in the car treasure and scavenger hunt where the cars traversed through the length and breadth of Kolkata in an endeavor to glorify the city and spread awareness of safe driving among the city motorists.
The flag off was attended by the Chief Guest Dy. Commissioner- Traffic, Kolkata Police, Dilip Kr. Adak.
Eight puzzles were given to the participating teams. Correct answers to these puzzles led the participants to eight destinations in the city covering a distance of 50 km approximately.
The puzzle tested how much the participants knew about their city and aim towards promoting Kolkata.
At every correct destination, a questionnaire containing two questions was handed over to the participants. These 16 questions were based on subjects relating to Kolkata and issues of safe driving.
The competitors also had to collect 4 scavenger items during the event which included - an empty plastic pen refill, a postcard of Indian Post and Telegraph, a yellow rose petal and finally to collect gift from the J K Tyre outlet near Dolna.
All the participating cars were being secretly monitored by hidden video cameras to judge proper driving skills together with obedience to all necessary traffic rules and regulations required to drive in a metro city like Kolkata.
The top five winners and the Best All Women team were selected on the basis of the maximum points scored.
The winners were awarded cash prizes and trophies, the results of which are as follows-
1st Position- Ankit Gupta
2nd Position- Sanjiv Kumar Baid
3rd Position- S P Banerjee
4th Position- Sudhir Kumar Kothari
5th Position- Suvadip Ray
Winner of All Lady Team- Gunjan Gujrani
Addressing the objective of this motor sport, Convener of the event Souvik Ghosh said, "The main aim of this event is to create awareness among the motorists of Kolkata on crucial issues of safe driving and informing about Kolkata through the format of a fun filled car treasure hunt."
"We hope that with educative car events like this we can accomplish the objective of making the city roads safer. In the last three successive years the 'State Bank of India Kolkata on Wheels Car Rally' had proved to be a huge success with increasing number of participating cars."
"This year too, we are overwhelmed with the participation from spirited and enthusiastic motorists of Kolkata who made it the biggest motoring event of India."
Kolkata witnesses car treasure hunt competition
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