Sanjeevini samanamanskara vedike and Ramakrishna Ashram had jointly organised a rally to spread awareness about cancer on the occasion of World Cancer Day in the city on Saturday.
Dr B Krishnamurthy, dean, Mysore Medical College Research Centre, flagged off the rally from the college premises. Speaking on the occasion, he said that cancer should be completely eradicated from the face of the earth. “In order to do so, people should stop using harmful addictive things such as tobacco, beedi, cigarettes and alcohol. Such programmes will help in spreading awareness in people about the dangerous impacts those things on them.”
“People should focus on yoga and excercisses instead of killing themselves,” he added. College students held placards showcasing the symptoms and reasons behind cancer in the rally. More than 250 students took part in the rally.