Bachendri Pal, the first Indian woman to scale the Mount Everest is at “Nasha Mukt Changlang” campaign
Publish Date : 13/03/2022
Nampong March 13, 2022: The District Administration conducted de-addiction Campaign under “Nasha Mukt Abhiyaan” in collaboration with 19 Assam Rifles and “Fit @50+ Women Trans Himalayan Expedition” 2022 led by Ms Bachendri Pal, noted legendary mountaineer and the first Indian woman to scale the Mount Everest, under the “Fit India” campaign in association with Tata Steel Adventure Foundation.
The Panchayat leaders, students, women SHGs, and the youths who have undergone de-addiction treatment under District Administration initiative attended the campaign. The objective of the campaign was to connect Fitness as one of the de-addiction treatments. As the District Administration believes not just in the treatments but also in rehabilitation, following which Futsal grounds, badminton clubs, flood lights in general ground, are being installed for promoting sports amongst the youths and prevent them from getting distracted to the path of darkness and narcotic abuses.
The legendary Mountaineer, Ms Bachendri Pal, who is at her 68 stated, “Khali Dimaag, Shaitan Ka Ghar”, hence we should keep ourselves indulged in activities with good purpose and simultaneously keep ourselves fit. She also stated that we should not bow down to challenges in life, and make excuses; rather we should create opportunities for ourselves.
The other team members of “Fit @50+ Women Trans Himalayan Expedition ’22” Gangotri Indumati and Shushma Bissan encouraged the audience stating “Sapne Dekhne Ki Koi Umr Nahi Hoti” and it’s never too late for a positive change.
The circle officer Jairampur Atu Yekar stressed on the role of mother and the active women groups in society to combat social evils. Since, the issue of drug addiction is not just a disease for that individual but for the whole society. Therefore, to combat this disease, there has to be a team effort of every one starting from the very basic unit, the family.
The ZPM Rima Putok Khimsong Mossang and District BJP President KN Tikhak also appealed the youths for restraining themselves from consuming drugs or any kind of narcotics.
The Programme ended on a positive note with interactive session of questions from the enthusiast audience and response from the Expedition team.