Int’l day against drug abuse organised in Srinagar by various bodies

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‘Need to impart moral education in students to rid from evils and bad habits’

Srinagar: International Day against drug abuse and illicit trafficking was organised in Srinagar on Tuesday by various bodies.
The event was jointly prepared by Private Schools’ Association J&K, Ahsan Foundation and Civil Defence Srinagar at Mahajans Green Light Higher Secondary School IshbarNishat Srinagar.
On this occasion students of the school presented various programmes, skid and speeches against drug addiction.
Students Ifshana of 10th class bagged first position whereas Minha of 11th class got 2nd and Aman of 9th class was awarded 3rd position.
Speaking on the occasion Manzoor Ahmad Wangnoo, chairman Moral Values and Environment Committee of Private Schools’ Association J&K highlighted the need to impart moral education to rid students from evils and bad habits. Chairman Rahi Public School RahiRiyaz spoke regarding role of society in safeguarding the future of students in schools. He said that about 40% of students in some areas are spoiled by drugs.
President PSAJK G N Var impressed upon teachers and management of schools to keep strict vigil on students as the complaints regarding drug menace are increasing day by day. He said that in future the day will be observed in all schools of J&K at a large scale to aware students of the drug menace