KOKRAJHAR, FEB 13: A cyclothon for TB mukt Bharat awareness programme was organised today in Kokrajhar to create awareness on TB disease among the society.
The awareness programme was carried out by District Health Society, Kokrajhar with the slogan TB Harega Desh Jeetega and emphasised for TB disease free environment among the citizens.
Hundreds of participants participated the rally from various corners of district including members from health department, NGO members, jawans from Assam police, CRPF and shouted slogans like TB Harega Desh Jeetega etc.
Chairperson of Kokrajhar municipality board Pratibha Brahma and Joint Director of Health Services Kokrajhar Dr Jahirul Ahmed flagged off the rally which was started from Kokrajhar Govt HS and MP School play-ground that traversed to JD Road, flyover and concluded at the same point.
BTR executive member for Health department, Arup Kumar Dey participated the rally with riding cycle.
Dey said that Health department of BTR government has been stepping to extend healthy healthy services for the citizens of the BTR districts and accordingly today carried out cycle rally that saw good participation.He has opined that the BTR government is committed to work for the welfare and development of the citizens to eliminate the TB and other diseases.
DC Kokrajhar Varnali Deka, doctors and nurses from health department officials participated the event.