Six Street plays in various places of Tezpur, for the awareness of ANTI TOBACCO, was organized by Sonitpur District Tobacco control Cell in association of ISHANYA YOUTH ORGANIZATION (NGO) from 6th March to 30th March under the active leadership of Health Dept. of Sonitpur District Tobacco control Cell and Dr. Tamuli (SDMO).
The awareness program brought forth all harmful effects of products containing tobacco through dramas at various place of the town viz Cotton road, Chandmari, Chowk Market, Mission Chariali and other prominent locations. One of the members of Ishanya Youth Organizatuon while speaking to Tezpur Buzz, said that almost 3 – 9 lakh people dies out of cancer which is mainly caused by consuming tobacco.
He also said that several thousands of patients were admitted last year in Gauhati’s B Borooah hospital with cancer and the rate is incredibly increasing by passing days. So its strict prevention is the only way to a healthy and developed nation.