This time, the roads of Dibrugarh district witnessed a protracted trail of youth, standing upright with confidence, not seeking for some snatched rights for themselves but for a cause of Drug Abuse, which has shaken the backbone of our country that is youth. Despite the scorching rays shelling from the sun on their heads they unflinchingly walked through the path of more than 3 kms beginning from Old Government High School, covering heavy footfall areas like Jhalukpara, Mankatta Road, thana charali, RKB Path, H S Road, Marawadi Patti, Phulbagal, Mankatta Road and again culminated at Old Government High School.
Sh. Prashant Phukan Ji - M. L. A., Dibrugarh, Sh. Rajkumar Aggarwal - President, Marwadi Natya Samiti, Sh. Atmaram Aggarwal Ji, Secretary, Gopal Goshala , Sh. Shiv Kumar Bagadiya – Secretary, Jagadnath Mandir , Sh. Utapal Mujinder ji, President, BJP, Dibrugarh Distt, Sh. Vijay Kumar khemani , Well renowned Socialist, Dibrugarh and Sw. Ramkrishnanand Ji, disciple of His Holiness Ashutosh Maharaj Ji, head and founder of Divya Jyoti Jagrati Sansthan, inaugurated the rally along with motivational speeches by all.
“Combined efforts are needed to raise awareness amongst people, particularly in the circle of youth and students for prevention of drug addiction which has emerged as a major issue in the society”, exhorted Sadhvi Anuradha Bharti Ji, representative, DJJS.
More than 1000 students from four schools viz.a.viz Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalay, Marwadi Hindi High School, Suraj Mal Jalan Balika School and Shiksha Sadan School along with various state dignitaries and organizations like VHP& RSS also strolled around the streets, literally covering heavy footfall areas in order to take the message of ‘say no to drugs’ to every nook and corner of the district. During the ralley, DJJS skit team enacted a street play at the interval of every kilometer to give a detailed clarity on how the devil of drug is spreading its bloody wings to swallow the lives of people.
In order to add flavor and attract people towards the subject of the event, a scene of ‘Yama and his four horses’ was enacted by the volunteers to demonstrate how Yama; the lord of death has sent four of his demon horses to earth in the form of Alcohol, Smoking, Drugs and tobacco, in order to gulp down the lives of consumers.
Small children holding a pyre, with a cigarette laid on the top, attracted the eye of the onlookers the most, which we attempted in motivating people to take out the last journey of cigarette from their lives and say good bye to it forever.
They also motivated people to give up their lighters, match sticks, cigarette packets, Bidis, Khaini, Pan Masala, Hukka etc and encouraged them to resolve this Diwali not to consume these life-sucking products throughout their lives again.
Almost 10,000 people from all walks of life benefitted from the rally and innumerous among them were given pamphlets and were also dealt with personally, during one to one counseling sessions on the way. All the people appreciated the efforts of Divya Jyoti Jagrati Sansthan .
Bodh- the drug abuse eradication program of DJJS, works for the elimination of drug abuse and eradication of drug demand through ‘Dhyan Therapy’, thereby transforming the drug afflicted society into an abuse free society ; where people are mentally, emotionally and spiritually strong to safeguard themselves and the society against drug and substance abuse.
Divya Jyoti Jagrati Sansthan is a multi-faceted socio-spiritual organization, founded and headed by His Holiness Ashutosh Maharaj Ji to actualize the vision of ‘Global Peace, through Self- Awakening’.