SUBJECT :World No Tobacco Day 2019 was observed at Rorathang bazaar on Friday by Rorathang Social Welfare Association. 

Pakyoung, June 1, 2019: World No Tobacco Day 2019 was observed at Rorathang bazaar on Friday by Rorathang Social Welfare Association.

The programme was chaired by Pakyoung police inspector Ashish Bhujel as the chief Guest.

The event began with a mass awareness rally followed by painting competition and speech competition among the students.

The chief guest highlighted the importance of the day and urged the gathering to refrain from tobacco and other harmful substances. He also made people aware regarding the negative effects of smoking and tobacco consumption.

Later, with the initiative of Rorathang Social Welfare Association, it was decided to make Rorathang bazaar a smoking-free under the ambit of COTPA and Anti-Tobacco Control Board. The locals supported the initiative.


Source: Sikkim Express