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AR organises bike rally, documentary screening

The bike rally was organised in collaboration with the Zeliro Adventures Bikers’ club along with the district administration and the Civil Society Organisations in a bid to raise awareness of the major problem that illicit drugs represent to the society.

ByTamenglong Correspondent

Updated 26 Jun 2024, 4:35 am

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Tamenglong battalion of Assam Rifles on Tuesday organised multiple events to include a unique bike rally and a documentary screening in connection with International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.

The bike rally was organised in collaboration with the Zeliro Adventures Bikers’ club along with the district administration and the Civil Society Organisations in a bid to raise awareness of the major problem that illicit drugs represent to the society.

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The bike rally was flagged off from Old Tamenglong and flagged in at Kahulong where a total of 20 bikers represented the club, and displayed placards condemning the use of illicit and unprescribed drugs through the town.

They also visited the Soul’s Harvesting Drug Rehabilitation Centre at Duigailong to address the ‘At risk individuals’ in a bid to counter the drug problem and to actively promote a society free of drug abuse.

Another event that was organised as a part of this initiative was an awareness lecture followed by screening of a documentary on the subject, for school going children.

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Over 150 students from various Schools in Tamenglong participated in the event which was organised to educate them about the illegal effects of this budding malpractice and its deleterious influence on the society.

From individuals struggling with substance use disorders to communities grappling with the consequences of drug trafficking and organised crime, the impact of drugs is far reaching and complex.

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Tamenglong Correspondent

Tamenglong Correspondent

TAMENGLONG district, Manipur

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