Every year, Assam records high rates of accidents during festivities. The recently concluded Durga Puja has also been marked by a large number of road traffic accidents in the State.
Assam recorded a total of 156 road accidents on Vijaya Dashami (October 8th, 2019) alone. Surprisingly, these accidents are only the ones that have been attended by Mrityunjay 108 Emergency Services. There have been other cases of accidents as well in the State during Durga Puja festival.
According to official sources, Kamrup (Rural and Metro) district recorded 29 road accidents on Vijaya Dashami followed Golaghat with 13 accidents. The State has witnessed as many as 550 road traffic accidents during the four days of Puja that have been attended to by Mrityunjay 108 Emergency Services.
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