Speakers at a post-rally discussion in Manikganj have underscored the need for resisting drug aggression to save the young generations for building a healthier and prosperous nation.
Manikganj District Community Policing Forum (CPFs) organised the anti-drug rally to resist drug use and trade and make drug free Manikganj on Sunday morning.
The colourful anti-drug rally was brought out in the town led by Police superintendent and chief adviser of the community policing forum of the district Rifat Rahman Shamim.
It began from Government Devendro College premises and followed by a discussion meeting on Central Shahid Miner premises after parading the main streets.
A large number of school and college students, members of community policing, police officers, government officers, public representatives, journalists, teachers, guardians, anti-drug campaigners, socio-cultural activists and civil society members participated in the rally. During the rally, placards were carried which read ‘Take a stand against drug’, ‘Let’s develop our society without drugs’, ‘Stay drug free and be the best you could be, it’s time to say no to drugs’, ‘Let’s save our future generation’ and others.
The rally continued amidst rain to spread the message of unity on the fight against drug in Manikganj.
President of District Community Policing Forum (CPF) Engineer Moshir Ahamed Mojumder Sawpon presided over the meeting where Plioce superintendent and Chief Adviser of the community policing forum of the district Rifat Rahman Shamim were present as chief guest. Additional police super Mohiuddin Ahmed Mukul, Additional police super (Sadar Circle) Hafizur Rahman, secretary Community Policing Forum Freedom Fighter Habibur Rahman, among others, spoke on the occasion.
Rifat Rahman Shamim narrated the grievous impacts of drug abuse and stressed on creating adequate awareness among the young generations and common people for building a drug-free society.
He also discussed various steps taken by the government to prevent drug abuse and called for launching a social movement to save the young generations and flourish their talents in congenial
The police super said, it is quite impossible to build a drug-free society for law enforcers alone
until a movement is launched involving every family and society against drugs.
He stressed on the need for launching a social movement and creating awareness among the people about the bad effects of narcotics for building a drug-
He called upon the public representatives, guardians, teachers, students and every family in the district to come forward in rooting out drugs abusers.
Additional police super Mohiuddin Ahmed Mukul said eradication of drug abuse has become a burning need of the time to save the young generations for their normal growth to turn them into worthy citizens to lead the nation.
At the meeting the people vowed to resist drug use and trade in their respective areas. Later, the SP distributed different kinds of tree plants among the students at the function.