Creating awareness on tobacco through music

Kohima, October 28 (MExN): Perseverance Club Kohima in partnership with Kohima College Students’ Council and District Tobacco Control Cell Kohima organized an acoustic musical concert under the theme ‘Awareness on Tobacco Consumption through Music and Act’ on October 25 at APO Hall, Kohima.


The event was marked by performances of young artists alongside special appearances by beat-boxers and Dreamz Unlimited, who took the occasion to a higher standard through their evergreen act on the theme, stated a press release from the organizers.


Apart from the artists, Dr. Aringla Walling, District Nodal Officer (Medical) presented a PowerPoint presentation on the ill effect of consuming tobacco/intoxicants and the loss it causes to socio-economic life of an individual and the society.


The event was also graced by Katho P. Awomi, Program Coordinator, All Nagaland College Students’ Union, who highlighted the losses caused by intoxicants and the advantages of hazardous substances/tobacco free life. He was accompanied by his colleagues and general secretaries from various colleges in Kohima and Dimapur districts.


The event also included a raffle draw of an acoustic guitar worth Rs. 10,000.


The organizers through the event put across a loud and clear message to the citizens to ‘Choose Life, NOT Tobacco,’ the press release stated.