Auto-rickshaw carrying examinees hits minister's car
    Kolkata, Feb 12 (PTI) An auto-rickshaw carrying three
Madhyamik examinees and their guardians hit West Bengal Food
Minister Jyotipriya Mallick's car at Salt Lake area near here
Tuesday, police said.
    Madhyamik, the school leaving examination conducted by
the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education, began Tuesday.
    There was no major injury either to the minister or
the passengers or driver of the auto.
    The accident occurred when the auto-rickshaw somehow
got inside the convoy of the minister who was on the way to
his office.
    The minister said he arranged for vehicles to carry
the examinees to their examination centre and helped one of
the guardians get first aid in a local hospital.
    There had been some minor damage to the car carrying
    It is not immediately clear whether any action was
taken against the auto-rickshaw driver.
    The minister expressed unhappiness that a section of
the auto-rickshaws did not follow traffic rules. PTI BSM