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Ban sales of intoxicating substances : KA students’ body

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HOWRAGHAT, June 6: The activists of United Students’ Union of Karbi Anglong (USUKA) on Monday took out a procession in Howraghat town and later submitted a memorandum to the Deputy Commissioner of Karbi Anglong through the Inspector officer in-charge of Howraghat police station demanding ban on sale of intoxicating substances like guthka, Dendrite, drugs, liquor and ganja.

The memorandum, signed by Ankur Haloi and Jintu Hazarika, president and general secretary of USUKA respectively, stated that sale of intoxicating substances like guthka, Dendrite, drugs, liquor and ganja was going on openly in the markets of Karbi Anglong, including Howraghat town. The memorandum further stated that towns, markets and shops of Karbi Anglong were turning out to be nerve centres of intoxicating substances. As a result, youths and students were getting addicted to these intoxicating substances and anti-social activities were also increasing, the memorandum stated. The student body has urged the administration to take adequate and prompt action to stop the sale of illegal and intoxicating substances immediately.

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