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Jaya flags off Saifai Mahotsav vintage cars drive, Akhilesh to felicitate

Posted on Dec 22, 11:37AM | UNI

Member of Parliament and veteran Cine actress Jaya Bachchan today flagged off 'the Saifai Mahotsav Drive'- the first drive of vintage and classic cars on the Yamuna Expressway.

The drive, organised by the Heritage Collectors Club of India, will go all the way to Saifai, Etawah via DND and expressway with overnight halt at Agra, Heritage club president Madhukar Jetley told reporters here.

The cars will proceed to Saifai to join the Saifai Mahotsav Etawah, where Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will felicitate all the participants with certificates and mementos, commemorating the first Saifai festival vintage drive, he informed.

Approximately 25 vehicles belonging from 1909 to 1965 were flagged off from here by chief guest Jaya Bachchan, vice president of the club Syed Tariq Ibrahim said.

Significantly, the drive is marked by very delectable mix of interesting vintage and post-war entries ranging from a century Rolls Royce 1913 silver ghost, 1909 Willy's Overland, 1936 Bentley, and 1928 Ford A pickup, he informed.