Articles by Rekha Shankar

Rekha Shankar has 25 years of experience in the field of Landscape Architecture. She has worked on several residential, commercial, parks, healthcare, and institutional landscape projects in India and abroad. She has several years of teaching experience at Bengaluru-based Architecture colleges. She presently runs a firm called Augustree Designs in Bengaluru, along with her partner Claire Villanueva.

The road accident, in which  former Tata Sons Chairman Cyrus Mistry and another passenger, Jehangir Pandole, were killed, was widely reported in the media as it involved a famous businessman. The car was travelling on the state highway in Maharashtra's Palghar district at high speed and hit a divider. The accident also severely injured the driver and the co-passenger in the front, but they survived because they were wearing seatbelts, while Cyrus Mistry and Jehangir Pandole weren’t. The importance of wearing seatbelts for rear seat passengers was highlighted in the news as it is a safety precaution that is either…

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