The Aizawl Battalion under the aegis of HQ 23 Sector Assam Rifles and HQ Inspector General Assam Rifles (East) conducted a awareness lecture on ‘Drug abuse and illicit trafficking’ at Hnahlan village in Mizoram’s Champhai district.
A total 7 villagers of Hnahlan village and 38 troops of Assam Rifles attended the lecture organised recently.
The aim of the event was to promote fitness and motivate the villagers not to indulge in drug abuse.
“Special emphasis was laid on the importance of awareness against drug abuse and the negative effect on society,” said a press statement issued by the HQ IGAR (East).
The bad effects on health due to abuse of recreational drugs were also discussed.
Hnahlan is a border village and ready availability of various kinds of drugs through the porous borders.
The locals were advised not to indulge in such illegal activities which can impair their future.
Support of women and elders was incorporated to highlight the ill effects of drug abuse.
The locals appreciated the efforts of Assam Rifles for having organized such events for the
betterment of society.