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NCC cadets do their bit for big drug fight

By EMN Updated: Jun 30, 2016 12:35 am

Dimapur, June 29: As part of their training to inculcating social awareness among, about 150 NCC cadets with the 24th NL(I)Coy NCC of the Government College of Dimapur organized a march and a “rally on foot” in Dimapur town on June 26.

‘The cadets walked from their college to City tower, Midland road and back in order to generate awareness and strengthen the public’s resolve to fight against the menace of drugs. The event was appreciated by the citizens and had a great impact,” the Dimapur NCC members explained.

“The people who witnessed the same were of the view that NCC is doing a great job in the state for which they should be appreciated and also that such events should be held more frequently,” they added.

Members of the National Cadet Corps (NNC) in Dimapur and Mokokchung have been doing their bit to the cause of fighting drug abuse and illicit trafficking. NCC cadets from both the districts undertook various acti8vities in the town as part of International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.

In Mokokchung, as part of commemorating the occasion of ‘International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking on June 26, the NCC organized a formal function, organized by the 25th NL (I) Coy NCC of Mokokchung.

The function began with a lecture at the NCC office. Thereafter the cadets displayed banners on the subject at the various traffic points in the town keeping the different timings of the church going crowd in various wards. Approximately 50 NCC personnel participated in the rally. “Church going crowd witnessed the noble cause of spreading awareness by cadets participating in the rally,” the NCC explained in a note issued to the media on Tuesday.

The main event was organized at NCC office. Medical officers addressed the youths. The young people can contribute constructively towards nation building through their activities, the NNC cadets were told.

During the conduct of the event the gathering was shown a short movie, followed by real life experience shared by ex-drug users. The children remained totally involved during the entire function. Towards the end a pledge was taken by all to continue fight against drugs.

By EMN Updated: Jun 30, 2016 12:35:00 am