Anti-drugs awareness camp held

RIEW, Feb 2: An ‘anti-drugs awareness campaign-cum-EVM/VVPAT awareness programme’ was conducted at Riew village in Siang district on Friday.
General secretary of Women Against Social Evils, Joya Tasung Moyong, spoke about the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, and urged everyone to fight against drug abuse and other social evils.
Health Services Deputy Director Dr Runi Tasung Bhattacharya, made a PowerPoint presentation on the ill-effects of drugs abuse and alcohol and tobacco consumption.
EAC Kamin Darang also spoke.
Apart for demonstration of EVM and VVPAT machines, the participants were also administered the ethical voting pledge.
HGBs, GBs, public leaders and members of the public attended the programme, which was organised by Pasighat-based NGO Mirmir Bills in partnership with the Siang district administration. (DIPRO)