Jaipur: On the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, the BSF jawans organized various awareness programs under Rajasthan Frontier IG Anil Paliwal in Bikaner and Ganganagar. Banners were displayed on vehicles and pamphlets were disturbed among locals and lectures were also organized by BSF officers to bring awareness among locals.
In Jaisalmer, BSF has launched awareness campaign at various border areas to stop the increasing trend of using drugs. BSF battalions 46, 135, 161 and 6 led by Jaisalmer BSF sector north DIG Amit Lodha organized many programmes.
According to BSF official sources, commandant of 46th battalion Prithvi Singh led four-level programme in which awareness was created through posters, banners, speeches to educate people to keep them away from drugs. Even a campaign was launched to create awareness among truck drivers. The main objective of this campaign was to tell people, especially in rural areas about the ill-effects of drugs and to build an atmosphere to stay away from these things.