Imphal: Awareness Programme on Poppy Cultivation was held on Wednesday at Kasom Village sub-divisional HQ of Kamjong district, organised by the Kasom Khullen SDO Office in collaboration with CSO Leaders, Church leaders, women and youth leaders, at the Sadbhavna Mandap.
The gathering took a pledge that the sub-division has declared ‘War Against Drugs’ and Zero Tolerance Policy against Poppy Plantation. They collectively declared to work hand in hand with the present government in its endeavour against the drug menace and also assured to give full support to the government in eliminating poppy cultivation in the area.
Some of the important dignitaries present were Duna Duo, SDO Kasom Khullen; Shomi Angkang, Chairman, Tangkhul Naga Aze Longphang; Ringthing Hongchui, Addl SP, Kamjong; Dr Moshil Khulak, Medical Officer, PHC Kasom Khullen; Worthern Molthau, Range Forest Officer, Kamjong; Worthing Shinglai, Secretary, Kasom Khullem Sub-Division Development Association; Asung Ningshen, Chairman, Kasom Khullem Sub-division Student Union; and Ngamtairing Setei, Catechist, Good Shepherd Church, among many others.
Representatives from the CSOs and public leaders of the area appreciated the government and the organizers for bringing such an awareness programme.