Imphal June 28,
A lecture on drug abuse and illicit trafficking was conducted by Shangshak Battalion of 10 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (South) on 27 June 2019 at Sorde, Ukhrul district. In efforts to curb the menace which weakens the social fabric of the populace,the locals were exhorted to be vigilant about drug peddlers and users.
The lecture was planned with an aim to curb the growing trend of drug abuse in the region. The lecture addressed the most vulnerable group consisting of youth and the students. Support of women and elders was incorporated to highlight the ills of drug abuse.
Posters and pamphlets were distributed to the youth clubs of the region. In addition, lecture on drug abuse was attended by more than 50 villagers.The people expressed their gratitude towards the Assam Rifles for having organised the awareness drive for the betterment of the society.