KALAIGAON, Sept 24 - Tangla College Women�s Forum (TCWF) organised an awareness programme on human trafficking and drug abuse at Tangla on the occasion of fifth death anniversary of former HoD of Finance, Tangla College, Dr Hemen Kr Baruah, at the conference hall of the college recently.
Floral tributes were offered to the image of Late Dr Baruah before the commencement of the awareness meet which was attended by hundreds of people. The programme was inaugurated by Dr Prasen Daimari, Principal of the college, while Anima Bhuyan Baruah anchored the proceeding of the meet.
Speaking on the occasion as the resource person, Dr MK Boro of Udalguri Civil Hospital expressed deep concern about the growing drug menace in the State. He also highlighted the rising trend of drug abuse among youths, including the student community. According to him, curiosity among teenagers lead to drug abuse in the long run and both boys and girls are equally vulnerable to the drug abuse.
Addressing the gathering, senior advocate of Udalguri Jayanta Kumar Brahma spoke on the growing menace of human trafficking in the State and problems of existing child labour due to illiteracy and poverty of parents.