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Rally, street play mark World No Tobacco Day

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SOCIAL CAUSE:Students of the Government Dental College and Research Institute staging a street play to create public awareness about the ill-effects of tobacco consumption in Bellary on Friday.
SOCIAL CAUSE:Students of the Government Dental College and Research Institute staging a street play to create public awareness about the ill-effects of tobacco consumption in Bellary on Friday.

A rally and a street play to create awareness among people about the ill-effects of consuming tobacco marked the World No Tobacco Day here on Friday.

Students of the Government Dental College and Research Institute and the Department of Community Dental Health in the Vijayanagar Institute of Medical Sciences (VIMS) took out a rally through the thoroughfares holding placards with messages highlighting the importance of good health and ill-effects of consuming tobacco.

Street play

Students also staged a street play near the Durgamma temple, focussing on the adverse effects of tobacco consumption.

K. Poornima, Assistant Professor, Community Dental Health Department; Uday Kumar Reddy and Rashmi, doctors, and the teaching and non-teaching staff of the dental college participated in the programme.

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