The Meghalaya Frontier of Border Security Force, celebrated the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking as an expression of its determination to strengthen action and cooperation to achieve the goal of an international society free of drug abuse. The day as an event is observed worldwide with much conscious fervour to make people aware and emphasise the hazards of drug addiction and illegal trafficking.
Similar programme was grandly observed by 123 Bn BSF at Border as well as Bn HQ Mawpat with participation of both BSF personnel and Civilians including children with holding commemorative posters, banners displaying Motto Anti-Drug Day.
Troops with holding banners, posters also rallied up to nearby market Nongmynsong to publicly mark 26th June as International Day against Drug Abuse and illicit trafficking.
Anti-Durg day was also majestically observed by 19 Bn BSF at Bn HQ Mawpat with participation of maximum available troops. Further debate competition and Slogan writing also conducted.
Besides above, programme on the subject also conducted the all BOPs in the presence of Border Villagers. Medicine also distributed to the needy villages at BOP Rattachera by BSF .
The BSF is determined to fight against the menace of drugs and in this connection organized a huge rally on 27 June also consisting of BSF personnel of entire units deployed in the area of Shillong and students of BSF Senior Secondary School Umpling, in ten kms stretch in areas of Nongmynsong and NEGHRIHMS as parts of its awareness to the society.
The rally was flagged off to spread awareness among the people of Shillong against the Drug abuse and it’s illicit trafficking from Ftr HQ BSF. The Students in huge number participated in this campaign with banners and hoardings. Students of BSF Sr. Secondary School students also performed the street plays against the Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking to spread the awareness. The awareness programme and medical camps were also conducted at the border out post of BSF.