Port Blair, July 11: A population awareness rally was organized from Cellular Jail to Middle School and back by the Cadets of 1(A&N) Indep Inf Coy NCC, Port Blair on 11 Jul 2019 as a part of World Population Day celebrating all over the world to aware the people of islands about the high rising population and effects of the overpopulation on Earth. The rally was flagged off by Dr. SP Verma from DHS briefly spoke about the increase in population and the measures to be taken to control it and flagged off the rally. Around 61 cadets of Army and Air Force (Junior and Senior Division) wholeheartedly participated in the rally. A number of placards were displayed and slogans were raised by the cadets during the rally. Refreshment was provided to the cadets on completion of the event.