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977 ANTI-TOBACCO CAMPAIGN: Two Street Plays in Pune Slums

posted Feb 1, 2020, 1:48 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Feb 1, 2020, 1:48 AM ]
Koregaon Park (Pune), 27-Jan-2020: The Don Bosco Development Society, Koregaon Park, organized two street plays titled Vyasan Mukti Abhiyan in Mother Teresa Nagar and Bhaji Mandai slum in Yerwada. These street plays were held under the aegis of ‘Health Risk Reduction Project’ supported by AXA Business Services.

The aim of these activities was to create awareness on the health risks associated with tobacco consumptions and its effect on individual 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 play portrayed the ordeal which the family members undergoes whose member 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.