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Pledge to fight drug abuse

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  28 Jun 2016 12:00 AM GMT

From our Correspondent

MANGALDAI, June 27: The villagers of Ankling village of West Kameng

district in Aruchal Pradesh and adjacent to the triangular

intertiol border of Assam, Bhutan and Aruchal Pradesh at

Bhairabkunda in Udalguri district were highly overwhelmed to take part

in a thought–provoking semir on the burning issue of drugs abuse and

human trafficking.

The 61stBattalion of SSB stationed in the area under the guidance of

Officiating Commandant Om Prakash, organized the semir on the

Intertiol Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Human Trafficking in

which a good number of civilians, teachers and a number of students and

jawans of SSB took part. All the participants in their speech explained

the ill effects of drugs on the human body.

Taking part in the semir on ‘Importance of the observance of Drug

Abuse Day’, Officiating Commandant Om Prakash said that a person who

spends Rs 1500 per month for purchasing of drugs substances like

liquor, tobacco, heroin, canbis and opium and total expenditure for

purchasing of such substances is more than Rs 18,000 per annum and if a

person lived up to 30 years span of life, the total amount would be not

less than Rs 5,40,000 and same could also been accumulated by

depositing in bank and capital amount with interest would be not less

than around Rs.10,00,000 in 30 years, which would be very useful for the

family members. Every participant in the semir took oath to fight

against drug abuse for the betterment of family, society and for the


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