Recently, an Instagram influencer from Indore named Shreya Kalra posted a video of herself dancing on the zebra crossing at Rasoma intersection as soon as the traffic signal turned red. This was a part of a social media challenge.
Dancing to a popular song by Doja Cat, the woman is seen showing off her moves as vehicles come to a halt behind her. Have a look at the video here:
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However, as the video was being widely circulated online, the police took cognizance of the incident and issued a notice to the girl for violating traffic rules, reported NDTV.
— NDTV (@ndtv) September 15, 2021
According to Navbharat, Home Minister Narottam Mishra expressed his disappointment regarding the incident.
“Whatever may have been the sentiment of the girl, her method was wrong. I have instructed the officials that action should be taken against the girl under the Motor Vehicles Act so that this trend does not increase,” he said.
#Indore में ट्रैफिक सिग्नल पर फ्लैश मॉब करने को लेकर मॉडल पर नियमों के अनुसार कार्रवाई करने के लिए अधिकारियों को निर्देशित किया है।
— Dr Narottam Mishra (@drnarottammisra) September 15, 2021
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