|TIRAP RUN AGAINST DRUG ABUSE AND ILLICIT & TRAFFICKING
Khonsa 26rd June, 2019 : Along with rest of the countries – International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, 2019 with a theme “ Health for Justice – Justice for Health” was jointly organized by department of Health & Family Welfare and Care Me Home Society, Khonsa on 26th June, 2019 wherein mini marathon from Khonsa Bazar Taxi stand to KV school and back to Taxi stand covered 4 kms for both male & female category was also conducted to mark “International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking in which cash prizes to the winners for both male & female was ponsored by Care Me Home Welfare Society @ 1st prize @Rs. 5000/-, 2nd Prize Rs. 3000/- and 3rd Prize Rs. 1500/- was sponsored by “Care Me Home Society”.
While flagging off the Mini Marathon on the occasion – Chief Guest cum DC Tirap P.N. Thungon appealed the youths of Tirap District to shun Drug Abuse and illicit trafficking in the region, he added that the districts of TCL “Tirap Changlang and Longding” are badly affected with Kaani Poppy cultivation and most of the youths are addicted with brown sugar and Kaani which is not only harmful to health but also hampered the entire family and parent due to frequent demand of money for drugs and Kaani. The DC further appreciated health department and Care Me Home Welfare Society for successfully conducting the mini marathon in a grand manner. The Mini Marathon for 4 km race was began with a Slogan “ NO TO DRUGS – YES TO LIFE” from “Care Me Home Welfare Society” Chairperson Smti Sontung Bangsia which slogan was followed by all the participants.
While reading the name of the winners of Mini Marathon DMO, Khonsa Dr. K. Mossang praised DC Tirap P.N. Thungon for sparing his precious time to graced the day and appreciated all the participants for actively participated in the “Run Against Drug Abuse and Illicit trafficking and make the programme a grand success.
The following participants were adjudged winners
1st Miss Kamcha Kamhua received Rs. 5000/- cash being 1st Prize
2nd Miss Chajo Tesia received Rs. 3000/- cash being 2nd Prize
3rd Miss Phithian Affi received Rs. 1500/- cash being 3rd Prize.
1st Shri Wakhian Tekwa received Rs. 5000/- cash being first prize
2nd Shri Wanglo Losu received Rs. 3000/- cash being 2nd prize
3nd Shri Wangse Hakhun received Rs. 1500/- cash being 3rd prize.
The program was attended by all Medical Officers from General Hospital, Khonsa, Members from Care Me Home Welfare Society, DSO(Sports) Noah Mongku, Public and students from different places of the district.