Kannur Police Replicates Beatles' Iconic 'Abbey Road' Album Cover to Promote Road Safety in the Kerala City
Kannur Police as 'The Beatles' (Photo Credits: @mir19in Twitter)

The Beatles that entertained generations are now being used to spread the message on road safety. The Kerala Police has used their iconic 'Abbey Road' cover in which the popular four members of the band can be seen walking on the zebra crossing at Abbey Road to stress on the importance of avoiding jaywalking. Four cops from the Kannavam Police Station in Kannur district posed just like the 1969 album cover stressing on only using zebra lines to cross a road.

Abbey Road is the eleventh studio album by the Beatles which was released on September 26, 1969. The collector of Kannur, Mir Mohammed Ali shared the photo on Twitter terming it Kannur's Beatles. He said that the police officers had come together to promoted road safety. Mumbai Police Asks Fans to Wear Helmet With a ‘13 Reasons Why’ Reference and That’s the Coolest Tweet You’ll See Today!

Sharing the picture on cops imitating the Beatles, he tweeted saying, "Initiative taken by the Station House Officer (SHO) at Kannavam Police Station collaborating with local artists to promote road safety in a remote part of the district." The photo was quick to go viral on social media and garnered a positive response from netizens.

Here is the photo of Kannur's 'Beatles' police:

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In recent years, the social media game of police forces from different states have been quite strong in India. They have been actively promoting awareness of various social issues and road safety through the medium. With references to popular Netflix series, Amazon shows and movies, the police force has tried and reached out to the youth on social media. Memes, jokes and popular social media trends also make way into their tweets.