1,000 students say ‘no’ to drug abuse, militancy

RANGPUR Over 1,000 male and female students of

different educational institutions have showed red cards to drug, terrorism

and militancy at a rally held at Pirganj municipal town here.

Pirganj police station organised the rally against drug, terrorism and

militancy on Pirganj Shah Abdur Rouf Government College ground.

Teachers and students of different educational institutions, guardians,

civil society members, leaders of different socio-cultural and religious

organisations, professionals and local elite participated in the rally.

The rally was arranged aiming at creating social awareness about the severe

consequences of drug abuse and drug addiction to save the youths from ruining

their future and rooting out terrorism and militancy from the society.

Superintendent of Police of Rangpur Biplob Kumar Sarker attended the rally

as the chief guest with Principal of Pirganj Shah Abdur Rouf Government

College Rashedunnabi Chowdhury in the chair.

Pirganj upazila Chairman Nur Mohammad Mandal, its Vice-chairman Shafiur

Rahman Mandal Milon, Acting President of Pirganj upazila Awami League (AL)

Azizur Rahman Ranga, Upazila Nirbahi Officer TMA Momin, Officer-in-Charge of

Pirganj Thana Saresh Chandra, General Secretary of Pirganj Press Club ATM

Mazharul Alam Milon, among others, addressed the rally.

The chief guest said the young generations and the society must be saved

from the wrath of drug abuse that gradually generates fearful criminals

destroying families and creating social threats.

He put special emphasis on sensitizing the young generations about the

disastrous consequences of generation-killer drug abuse, terrorism and

militancy to maintain the current pace of advancement in building a developed

Bangladesh by 2041.

Other speakers narrated various grievous impacts of drug abuse, terrorism

and militancy and put importance on creating public awareness against drug

for building a society free from these social curses.

They said that the young generations must be saved from the fury of drug

abuse along with rooting out of terrorism and militancy for continuation of

smooth development in building a happy and prosperous country.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)