Shimla, February 15: Everyone knows the fact that cancer is caused due to utilizing tobacco, but still people smoke, utilize tobacco etc. Therefore, the students of Moginand Senior Secondary School in Himachal Pradesh have set a campaign against utilizing tobacco. Interestingly, students on Wednesday also set a world record by flying 7,730 paper planes in one minute during anti-tobacco campaign. The planes were inscribed with an anti-tobacco message.
This record was set by eighty students of the Scout and Guide Unite of the school as part of a campaign against drugs. The drive against drugs which was started on November 14, 2016 came to an end today. During the course of the campaign over 7,500 paintings and messages were conceptualized by the students. The event was recorded live by the Golden Book Award Record of the United States.
Sanjeev Atri, organizer of the drive and a teacher at the school said, "This is part of a community development project to shun tobacco which started on November 14 last year. Eighty boys and girls have set a world record by flying 7730 paper planes with a message on it to create awareness amongst youth against the drug."
Students during the campaign appealed to the whole world that tobacco causes cancer, we should not use tobacco, not for our own sake but also for our belongings too.
Notably, the record was previously held by the students of Maria International School of New Zealand, where 87 students had flown 3,622 paper planes in a minute.