Kishtwar, July 7
Army organises a ‘Lecture on Drug Abuse’ at Chingam in Kishtwar district today. The lecture was to bring awareness among the youth about the noxious effects of drugs and measures to overcome it.
About 35 locals of the area participated in the lecture. During the lecture, villagers and students were sensitized about various aspects of drug abuse which included type of drugs and their adverse effects on the health, symptoms and treatment aspects to include rehabilitation. The representatives of the army conducting the lecture brought out the facts about rampant drug abuse in the area. They explained to the youth how the drug traffickers were playing with the lives of the youth by pushing them into a vicious cycle of drugs.
The locals applauded the efforts of the Army in organising such activities which generates awareness and feeling of goodwill in the locals especially the youth.