Chief Minister of Punjab, Captain Amarinder Singh, on Monday, launched an Anti-Drug Campaign in a function organized by Joint Action Committee (JAC) at Hotel Taj, Sec-17, Chandigarh.
At the function, Captain Amarinder Singh said that “we are determined to eradicate the evil of drugs from the roots of Punjab and to meet this challenge the millions of youth of Punjab is the supreme power if can be used in the right direction.”
Captain further said that “with this venture of JAC, this campaign would reach to every youth of Punjab under the leadership of Ashwani Sekhari. He also handed over the Oath letters to all the Presidents of 13 Associations and appealed to make their campuses Drug Free.”
Ashwani Sekhri told that after the launching, the campaign would be taken to each tehsil/ Mandals/Blocks/Taluqs, Municipalities, Nagar Panchayats, Village Panchayats etc through 5 lakh Youth of Punjab.
Spokesman JAC, Dr. Anshu Kataria said that in next 2 months this campaign would be taken to 5 lakh youth of 1600 Unaided Colleges situated in 22 Districts of Punjab wherein students would take an oath against the drugs. JAC would attempt to make new World record to fight against the drugs.
All the Chairmen and JAC members took an oath to make their campuses drugs free and educate their students about the ill effects and consequences of drugs in their Campuses