|Early Times Report|
JAMMU, Mar 18: In continuation to the Nasha Mukat Bharat Abhiyan & to promote duggar culture, Bhartiya Lok Sangeet Kala Sansthan, in coordination with Janipur Traders association ward no 35 & 36 organized a Seminar on "Anti Drugs" & presented mega cultural program on "Nasha Mukat Bharat Abhiyan" at JDA Complex, Janipur Jammu presented in its Dogri Nukkad Natak "Nashe Cha Bacho". A pledge was administered to more than 200 peoples by M.C. Kotwal, Secretary of BLSKs. The programe was inaugurated by the Chief Guest Harvinder Singh, IAS, Additional Deputy Commissioner Jammu. Among the Guest of Honors present were, Kulbir Handa SP Jammu City, Vikram Bhau, SDPO Bakshi Nagar, Surinder Sharma Counselor JMC, Sunita Gupta & Rani Devi, Counselor JMC and experts of various organization working for drug de acdition were also present on the occasion. The program was commenced with welcome Song "Sawagatam - Sawagatam". The day commemorated with sole aim of rejuvenating the traditional, Primitive Folk, Art, Culture of J&K Region in particular and Indian Nasha Nai Kario Munde Kureio", "Bacho Bacho Tobacoo Kola Bacho", "Nai Pee Shraban", "Bari Kharab Chutki", "Nahin Piya Tobacco Balma", Nukkad, Skits, Songs and Dances were nation in general awareness items. The special items prepared on the theme "Nasha Nai Kario Munde Kureio", " Bacho Bacho Tobacoo Kola Bacho", "Nai Pee Shraban", "Bari Kharab Chutki", "Nahin Piya Tobacco Balma", Nukkad, Skits, Songs and Dances were presented. The chief guest, said Drugs and Crime uses the commemorative day to highlight the dangers of drug use and their illegal trade and provides educational material to teachers and public officials all over the world to help spread the message about the extreme cultural economic harm in drugs across the globe. We have come together to strengthen our determination against drug abuse in any form and to send a message to the world that India will leave no stone unturned to fight against this evil. It also reaffirms our commitment to achieve social goals, initiatives to end drug abuse and strengthen community-centric approaches outcomes and expressed the resolve that India is committed to root out the menace of drug abuse at any cost. The efforts of the organizers in making such awareness programmes colorful and effective was lauded like Nukkad Natak. The artists of BLSks presented Nukkad Play & theme based songs which were written by Dr. M.L. Dogra & the music was the composed by M.C. Kotwal & assisted by Raju Bajgal, Music Instructor, Blsks. The program was also recorded & uploaded online on Social Media for benefit of the peoples.
Welcome speech was given by Yash Pal Sharma, Counselor JMC ward no 36 said the current statistics on the rise in suicides and mental health issues has led the Government to take the much required action for drug demand reduction. Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan, the flagship campaign of the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment is an initiative in this stride. The Abhiyaan has been valiantly fighting against the baleful repercussions of substance abuse at the ground level with the support of local administration, master volunteers, online competitions and several events. It has been evident that mental health disorders need to be addressed to build a healthy society that contributes to the national growth and development. Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyan is an efficacious attempt to fight against substance abuse and raise awareness for healthy lifestyles.
K.K. Joshi, Vice chairman, BLSKs said our volunteers and outreach workers of these organizations have gone from door to door, and nearby localities of Jammu city to educate the people about the ill effects of drug abuse and have assisted the rehabilitation of victims of substance abuse. The singers, musician and actors who performed were Usha Raina, M.C. Kotwal, Raju Bajgal, Rajni Gupta, Chahat Chadha, Rahul Kumar, Mukesh Singh, Sunil Kumar Dalotra, Sudesh Devi, Kamla Devi, Vandana Gupta. Usha Raina, Troupe Leader BLSKS presented vote of thanks for successful conduction of the program.