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Big Evolution Concluded With Thunderous Applause

Srinagar witnessed its first ever amalgamation of vehicles, through time!

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5 Dariya News

Srinagar , 30 Oct 2017

The stunning location, the glint of beautifully waxed vintage bonnets, the revving engines of offroad/ modern vehicles, and the glorious two wheelers from the bygone era to now, all of this happened here and how.Srinagar yesterday witnessed its very first of its kind automobile show- Big Evolution – An Exclusive Exhibition of Cars Through Time at the jam-packed Nigeen Club. The grand event was organized by Kashmir Off Road in collaboration with 92.7 BigFm and supported by J&K Tourism.This exclusive event was inaugurated by Secy. Tourism Mr. Sarmad Hafeez alongwith Director J&K Tourism, Mr. Mehmood Ahmad Shah and the closing ceremony was graced by Mr. Abid Rashid Shah, Divisional Commissioner, Srinagar.Speaking on the occasion, founder of Kashmir Off Road, Ali Sajid said- “Wow, this event turned out to be way beyond my expectation. The excitement in people, the participants, the audience, it was all out of this world, I am a very happy person right now.”The event showcased an elaborate range of cars from 1940’s classics to modern, off road to sports, vintage bikes and scooters to recreational vehicles.“We organise a lot of different shows but this time we collaborated with the team Kashmir Offroad and tried something new, and trust me, no one is complaining. This event was a fun packed day out.”- said Mr. Muzzafer Shah, Regional Station Manager, BigFm.Director J&K Tourism, Mehmood Ahmad Shah, added “The setup was amazing, the collection even better and the turnout, best of all. This whole event carried immense energy throughout. I am glad these kinds of events have started taking place in Kashmir where our people actually get to experience outlandish things like never before. We plan to keep this as an annual event. ”Onsite polling also took place where the visitors had to vote for their favourite vehicle in four categories and the winners were:

Classic and Vintage Cars

Winner Mr. Adam, 1966 Chevrolet Impala

1st Runner Up Mr. Adil Bhat, 1965 Volkswagen Beetle

2nd Runner Up Mr. Mehmood Rathore, 1952 Fiat

Off-road and Expedition Cars

Winner Mr. Khawar Jamsheed, Nissan Jonga

1st Runner Up Mr. Faraz Bazaz, Toyota Fortuner

2nd Runner Up Mr. Uzair Wandroo, Mahindra Thar

Luxury and Modern Cars

Winner Mr. Umar Shah, Range Rover

1st Runner Up Mr. Fara Bazaz,  Cheverolet Cruise

2nd Runner Up Mr. Mudassir Bakhshi, BMW 7series

 Vintage and Modern motorcycle and scooters

Winner Mr. Mohammad Owais, 1988 Vespa

1st Runner Up Mr. Moaqin Shaw, Royal Enfield

2nd Runner Up Mr. Junaid Aga, 1986 Yamaha 350

The glorious event was sponsored by Jeep Compass, Motor Café, Alpha Male. Print partner CP Advertisers, media partners Greater Kashmir and online news partner J and K Headlines.


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