Imphal, March 28,
As a part of its drive against illicit liquor and intoxicants, Coalition Against Drugs & Alcohol (CADA) today organised an awareness programme on the impact of the illicit drugs to student community at Master Sankey English School in Irilbung Bzar , Imphal East at 11.30 am.
Angom Konjenbam Somi-Administrator Master Sankey English School; Ningthoujam Doren – Vice-President CADA and Ningthoujam Memchoubi-President CADA IE District Committee attended as dignitaries. Secretary General of the CADA Ningthoujam Memchoubi spoke as resource person.
Geetchandra Mangang, while speaking on the occasion stressed on the various causes that force the students and youths in taking the illicit drugs. Misconception like using intoxicant as a manly character, considering smoking as a fashion is the root of encouraging youth in using intoxicants , Geetchandra said.
The influence of users to the youths in using drugs was also elaborated by the resource persons . Peer pressure which is a pressure from users to non users friends were also categorically explained by the resource person.
Compulsion of beer and drinks in Birthday party which is an alien phenomenon but the alien concept has become a factor for spoiling the students and youths of the state.
Presidium member Ningthoujam Doren – Vice-President, CADA while speaking on the occasion said that students and youth are the future of the nation and it is a must that the students and the youth remain healthy to push forward the nation to a developed nation. If these future of the nation are damage with the intoxicant then the future is at stake.
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