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Dec 10, 2012

JK Tyre - Constitution Club of India Parliamentarian Car Rally 2012

In its third consecutive year, JK Tyre in association with the Constitution Club of India hosted the JK Tyre Constitution Club of India Parliamentarian Car Rally 2012 on December 8, 2012. The Hon’ble Vice-President of India Shri Hamid Ansari flagged off the Rally from the Constitution Club of India. The Time-Speed-Distance rally had road safety as the core theme and was held in the memory of parliamentarians who lost their lives in road accidents. Shri Jitender Singh, Hon’ble Minister of State, Youth Affairs and Sports & Shri Sachin Pilot, Hon’ble Minister of State, Corporate Affairs were the guest of honour along with Dr. Raghupati Singhania, Vice-Chairman & Managing Director, JK Tyre & Industries Limited and JK Tyre brand ambassador Karun Chandhok who has been promoting the cause nationally for JK Tyre and across the world for FIA (Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile).

The event witnessed over 80 participating teams including 25 parliamentarians, diplomats, media, go around Delhi on a 37.5 km route. Some of the prominent parliamentarians who participated in the rally included Shri Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Shri Naveen Jindal, Shri Tarun Vijay, Dr. Sanjay Singh and Shri Thomas Sangma. The two-hour rally was a family affair with the spouses and children of many participants infusing a lot of energy and excitement to make it a success.

The winners were felicitated at the prize distribution ceremony presided by Dr. C P Joshi, Hon’ble Minister of Road Transport & Highways. The glittering gala had a number of parliamentarians and special invitees including Shri V P Singh Badnore, Shri R P N Singh, Shri Anurag Thakur, Mrs. Kiron Kher among others. The event also featured a scintillating act by pop diva and performer Anushka Manchanda, who entertained the attendees with a mix of musical and dance performance.