Thousands of women came out
and gathered to celebrate the spirit of womanhood on March 8, 2015 in Mumbai
during a ‘Women’s Rally to the Valley’ presented by JK Tyre& Industries. Along
with Western India Automobile Association (WIAA) and Aamby Valley City, the
rally was organised on the occasion of International Women’s Day.
It was Mumbai’s first ever
Women’s Car Rally and it had over 250 cars (1000 women) on the city streets on
their special day. The rally commenced from Hotel Sahara Star (Domestic
Airport) at 8 in the morning and proceeded through the heart of the city. The
participants then passed through Worli Sea Face, Peddar Road, Chowpatty, Marine
Drive, Churchgate and then reached Aamby Valley, the hosts for the grand
Arun K Bajoria, President and
Director, JK Tyre & Industries Ltd said, "At JK Tyre, it’s all about
making lives safer. We feel that each one of us has a responsibility to make it
a society that is based on equality and honour”. “Today, on International
Women’s Day, we would like to reiterate our commitment to safety for all and
recognize the tremendous contribution made by generations of women folk to the
society," he added.
Jean Todt, President,
Federation Internationale de L’Automobile (FIA) the world body for motorsport was
the special guest at the first ever women’s car rally in Mumbai. He along with
Bajoria and Vijay Mallya, Chairman, UB Group flagged off the rally.
The primary aim of the
organisers was creating awareness in society about road safety. It was also an initiative
to create awareness about women’s safety on roads, in public transport and in
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