From a Correspondent
Goalpara, Dec 7: The Assam Police Association (APA) on Wednesday arranged an awareness programme in Goalpara on the topic ‘Drugs and Young Generation: its horribleness and the ways to check it’.
Presided over by Pabitra Kr. Sarma, president APA, the programme was arranged at the Phani Sarma auditorium of the town. The president emphasized the coordition between police and public and said that they were two sides of the same coin. The programme was iugurated with a borgeet. Taher Uddin Ahmed, secretary APA, explained the purpose of the meeting with the information that every day, 15 persons die due to drug addiction.
Suvrajyoti Hazarika, ADG Western Range, attending as the chief guest, elaborately spoke on drugs and rcotics and its ill-effects upon the youth. He also expressed grave concern over the problems in some police battalions in the country. “Every addicted person must be addressed individually,” he said. He also opined that every child must get social recognition to abstain from getting involved in drugs and crime. Giving hints on the government’s strong steps to prevent drug peddling in the coming days, the ADG further remarked that Delhi and Dispur were trying to take big steps towards bbing the drug peddling gangs in the State.
Amitava Singha, Goalpara Superintendent of Police, attending as the guest of honour, appealed the public to cooperate with police. “We belong to the same society as the common people,” he said. He also appealed to people believe in the chain investigation system of police as police do not have magical powers to solve crimes overnight.
Among others, the Principals of Dudhnoi , Lakhipur and Goalpara Colleges, and senior advocate Jiten Das also spoke on the occasion. Two police constables, Dharmajyoti Kalita and Ratneswar Neog , who achieved excellence in yoga in tiol level, were felicitated in the programme.