New Delhi: The Press Information Bureau (PIB) shared an inspiring video showing Prime Minister Narendra Modi wearing his seat belt the moment he gets into the car with an objective to promote road safety.
Taking to Twitter, the PIB shared the video with a relevant question: First thing the Prime Minister does when getting in his car is put his seat belt on...Whats your excuse??
In the video, PM Modi can be seen waving is hand before sitting on the navigator seat of his SUV and wearing his seat belt.
“Wear your seat belt” is the caption accompanying the video shared in support of the road safety awareness campaign by the Ministry of Road, Transport and Highways called "Sadak Suraksha Jeevan Raksha."
Watch the video:
First thing the Prime Minister does when getting in his car is put his seat belt on...Whats your excuse??
Wear your seat belt.#SadakSurakshaJeevanRaksha #RoadSafety @nitin_gadkari @akshaykumar @PMOIndia @narendramodi @mansukhmandviya pic.twitter.com/ewLKjJAlxb— PIB India (@PIB_India) August 21, 2018
The post has garnered over 6,000 likes and thousands of retweets and comments since being shared on August 21.
One Twitter user wrote, “Only a law abiding PM can create law abiding citizens. A true leader!”.
“That's great inspiration P.M. We loose so many lives daily due to not wearing the safety belt. Great message for citizen of India,” wrote another.
Only a law abiding PM can create law abiding citizens— Manjul Koustuv Samal (@ManjulKSamal) August 21, 2018
A true leader!
That's great inspiration P.M. We loose so many lives daily due to not wearing the safety belt. Great message for citizen of India.— subrata chakraborty (@subratachakrab4) August 22, 2018
Great to see this! Really important we take a leaf out of this! pic.twitter.com/qYGbhjxgOB— Karan Agarwal (@KaranAgarwal88) August 22, 2018