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718 ANTI-TOBACCO STREET PLAYS IN DURGA NAGAR AND THERMAX CHOWK

posted Aug 18, 2019, 4:51 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Aug 18, 2019, 4:51 AM ]
Chinchwad (Pune), 16-Aug-2019: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS) Chinchwad, organized two street plays titled ‘Tambaku ki Aadat, Cancer ko Daavat’ at Thermax Chowk & in Durga Nagar slum. This street plays were held under the aegis of ‘Health Risk Reduction Project’ supported by AXA Business Services.

The aim of this street play was to create awareness on the health risks associated with tobacco consumptions and its effect on person and family. It highlighted the fact that easy availability of tobacco products, active and passive encouragement from peers and family makes young people addicted to smoking and chewing tobacco. The street plays portrayed the ordeal which the family members undergo whose head consumes tobacco. The street play was followed by a group discussion in which people from the locality participated and they all condemned the habit of consuming tobacco.