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Governor greets people on Jumat-ul-Vida

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Conveys message on “World No Tobacco Day”

SRINAGAR, MAY 30: Governor Satya Pal Malik has conveyed his warm greetings to the people on the occasion of Jumat-ul-Vida.

Governor observed that Jumat-ul-Vida is an auspicious time to offer special prayers and seek blessings of the Almighty. He prayed for the well-being and happiness of the people of the State.

Meanwhile, Governor in a message on “World No Tobacco Day”, which is being observed on the theme “Tobacco and Lung Health”, has stressed increased awareness on the negative impact that tobacco has on lung health, from cancer to chronic respiratory diseases and said that it must be made known that a very large number of people die every year due to smoking related diseases.

Governor observed that besides the need of effectively enforcing all related laws for discouraging the consumption of cigarettes and other tobacco products, it is also necessary to organise workshops, seminars, rallies and similar other initiatives for spreading awareness among the masses about the highly injurious effects of smoking.

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