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AWARENESS MATTERS: NCC cadets distributing swine flu awareness pamphlets to passengers at Thuvakudi bus stand in Tiruchi on Wednesday.
AWARENESS MATTERS: NCC cadets distributing swine flu awareness pamphlets to passengers at Thuvakudi bus stand in Tiruchi on Wednesday.

Special Correspondent

TIRUCHI: NCC cadets, belonging to junior and senior wings attending the annual camp conducted by the 2 (Tamil Nadu) Armed Sqn. NCC, participated in a rally in Thuvakudi near here on Wednesday to create awareness among the common people of various social issues like swine flu, using helmets while riding two-wheelers, adhering to traffic rules, increasing forest cover. The rally was also to explain the ill-effects of using tobacco, plastic materials, etc.

Lt. Col. R. Thapar, Camp Commandant and Officer Commanding, 2 (TN) Armd. Sqn. NCC, flagged off the rally from the State Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology, Thuvakudi.

The cadets, who marched through the main thoroughfares of Thuvakudi, distributed pamphlets explaining the above issues to the passersby, shop keepers and the people travelling in the buses. They also utilised the opportunity to propagate the importance of eye donation.

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