Bishnupur, June 21,
To mark the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, 2019, the District Social Welfare Officer in collaboration with SUA (IRCA), Bishnupur conducted a district level open painting competition to sensitise people and generating awareness amongst the public about the ill effects of drug abuse at Multipurpose Hall, DC Min-Secretariat, Bishnupur today.
21 males and 7 female painters participated in the event and presented their thoughts on drug abuse through paintings. N. Jotish Singh, DSWO,Bishnupur said that the first 3 best painters will be sent to represent the district in state level wall painting competition which will be hold on the 23rd June, 2019.
Laishram Bipin Singh of Nachou, Laitonjam Bankimchandra of Khoijuman and Laishram Jonson of Nachou Panthong were adjudged as the first, second and third best painters respectively. The winners will be awarded in the state level observance of International Day Against Drug Abuse And Illicit Trafficking, 2019 at Imphal along with 5 other painters who will get consolation prizes.