ED destroys illicit Bhung on 64 kanals of land in various excise ranges

SRINAGAR: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of Narcotic Crop cultivation and drug abuse from the society, the Excise enforcement teams headed by Excise & Taxation Officers, South, North and Central Excise Ranges have destroyed illicit Bhung spread over 64 kanals of land on 29th of August.
Meanwhile, till date the illicit bhung on a total of 1684 kanals 15 marlas of land has been destroyed in Kashmir valley by Excise Department.
Along the destruction drives, the Department also carried out interactive sessions regarding illicit cultivation of cannabis at Gousia Public school Kakapora, Pulwama; Ravji Memorial Higher Secondary School Ananthnag. Besides, mass awareness campaign involving PRI’s, Municipal Councilors and general public awareness was also conducted in Kralwari areas of Tehsil Chadoora, Budgam.The eradication drives and mass awareness campaigns shall continue till all illicit bhung (cannabis) in Kashmir valley is destroyed.


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