Kolkata witnesses car treasure hunt competition
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."
No comments yet! Be the first one to leave a comment.
|Signature Premier Fashion Week Kolkata in association with Kingfisher Ultra on Tuesday (Sept 11, 2012) initiated the Kingfisher Ultra Model Hunt amid|
|Kolkata, May 22 (IBNS): National Textile Corporation's Young Designer Hunt, which continued for four long months witnessed its completion with the an|
|Tata Group on Tuesday (Jan 21, 2014) announced the city level winners of the Tata Building India School Essay Competition 2012-13 at the Kala Mandir h|
|Zee TV's biggest musical show Sa re ga ma pa's audition was held in Kolkata on Sunday (Aug 26, 2012) at Swabhumi. The musical talent hunt show on In|
|Kolkata 14 Juune 2014: World Skills International is representing the best of their peers drawn from regional and national skill competitions held cur|
|Kolkata, Sept 7 (IBNS): Cultural institute Indo Occidental Symbiosis (IOS) in association with the Academy of Indian Culture, Sanskriti Sagar and Bhar|
|Lions Clubs International on Wednesday (Dec 25, 2013) hosted The Grand Finale of Eastern India's much applauded Talent Hunt 'Miss Senorita 2013' i|
|Hyderabad January 26/2012 (Hyderabad Deccan News) : Under the banner of Samaj Sewak welfare association to mark the occasion of Republic day there was|
|Kolkata, May 27 (IBNS): South Bengal Frontier, Border Security Force (BSF) on Monday hosted the Inter Frontier Badminton competition at the Sports Aut|
|Its victory time for Armaan Malik son of well known Music Director Daboo Malik. Many Bollywood celebrities are the witnesses of Armaan Malik victory a|
|Hyderabad, 1 April 2014: Maruti Suzuki 'Colors of Youth', a nationwide talent hunt for India's most versatile youth ended with a grand finale he|
|Kolkata, June 28 (IBNS): As many as 60 visually impaired players competed against one another at the 'All Bengal Chess Competition for the Blind' here|
|India National News
More India National News