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Mini Marathon – International Day against Drug Abuse

The International Day against Drug Abuse is observed every year on 26th June.  A New Beginning Psychiatric Unit joined hands with De-Addiction Centre organized a Mini-Marathon Competition at Beach Road on 25th June, 2017 at 7 A.M.  Our Honorable Ministers, Shri. M. Kandasamy, Welfare Minister and K. Lakshmi Narayanan, the Parliamentary Secretary, Puducherry, delivered the inaugural address and flagged off the rally.

Around 250 participants, including 15 RRC volunteers, from various schools and colleges took part in the competition.  A. Siva Subramaniyan, the student of III B.Com. (C.S.) won the consolation prize and the cash award of Rs. 500/-.  The Motto of the Marathon was to establish India, a drug free nation.