SINGTAM, JUNE 26: Awareness programme on International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking was held at Ralap Secondary School today. The major highlight of the programme was the rally participated by the school staff, students and their parents, Panchayat members and others. Sharmila Chettri, Panchayat Secretary, Ralap Dung Dung GPU was the Chief Guest while Bishal Sunar, Panchayat Ralap Ward was the Special Guest on the occasion.
The programme stated with the speech by KN Dhakal, Teacher, Ralap SS. Dorjee Sherpa, Headmaster, Ralap SS in his address spoked about the importance of the day. He appealed the students to stay away from social ills. Sherpa also informed the gathering about the theme for the year 2014, “A message of hope, drug use disorders are preventable and treatable” and talked in brief about it.
MN Shivakoti, Science Teacher spoke in short about Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. Bishal Sunar in his speech told the students about the consequences of using drugs and alcohol. Sunar further advised the students to be a better example in the society. Rally was organized with students holding placards related to anti drugs theme. The rally started from Ralap SS till Panchayat Bhawan and back to school.