MC Kulgam holds awareness drive, educates people about effects of drug abuse
Post by Younus Rashid on Friday, September 30, 2022
Municipal Council Kulgam Friday held an awareness drive in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district in which students from several schools, municipal council members, NGO members and other locals participated.
The drive was held under the theme Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyan.
Dozens of students, youth and members of Helping Hands – an NGO took out a rally and joined the awareness drive.
President Municipal Council, Muneeb Ahmad Zargar cautioned the participants about various ill effects of drug addiction.
While talking to Rising Kashmir Zargar said that participants were enlightened about the awful effects of drugs and the role of parents in safeguarding their youngsters from falling into the addiction trap.
"The youth were urged to take part in positive activities like sports and avoid the drug menace," '' he added.
He said that every citizen has a responsibility to sensitize the youth regarding drug abuse and make them aware of the hazardous effects of the drugs.
The rally was flagged off from the main town Kulgam.
District Administration and Kulgam Police were also part of the awareness drive.