Students stand against child marriage, drugs


Students at a large gathering adopted a strong stance and raised their stiff voice against all sorts of social menace including child marriage and drug addiction as they attended an open discussion of a daylong holiday camp on Thursday, reports BSS. Charghat upazila Administration and the Hunger Project Bangladesh jointly organised the programme at the upazila parishad auditorium in Rajshahi. 

Chaired by Upazila Education Officer Joynal Abedeen, the function was addressed, among others, byAssistant Commissioner(Land) Anisur Rahman, Social Service Officer Mofizul Islam, Regional Coordinator of the hunger project Bangladesh Mijanur Rahman and its Area Coordinator Subrata Kumar Paul. 

More than 200 people including 170 students both boys and girls from eight educational institutions joined the programme. On the occasion, the students took oath ofdoing work for welfare of the society through their best practices. Speakers said collective efforts of all government and non-government entities concerned have become crucialto combatthe social menaces to ensure peace and harmony everywhere in the society. 

They stressed prevention of children marriage and drug addiction to make a developed and healthy society. They also urged the students to enrich them with modern education to make them worthy citizens