New Delhi [India], June 16 (ANI): Drug addiction is neither cool nor a style statement, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday on the International Day against Drug Abuse and Trafficking.
Prime Minister Modi also said that drugs brought with them nothing but darkness, destruction and devastation, and praised the efforts of those working at the grassroots to eradicate the drug threat.
âToday, on the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Trafficking, I congratulate all those working at the grassroots to eliminate the drug threat from our society. Every such effort for #SaveLives is vital. After all, drugs bring with them darkness, destruction and devastation, “the Prime Minister tweeted.
“Let us reiterate our commitment to #ShareFactsOnDrugs and realize our vision of a drug-free India. Remember addiction is neither cool nor a style statement. Share an old episode of #MannKiBaat which contained many aspects to overcome the threat of drugs, âhe added.
The Prime Minister further shared a short clip from a previous episode of “Mann ki Baat” on the same subject, where he said, “3D drugs are bad things – darkness, destruction and devastation. Intoxicants takes you down a dark path, puts you on the brink of destruction. “
On this occasion, Interior Minister Amit Shah tweeted that the government headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi reiterates its commitment to the zero tolerance policy against all kinds of narcotics and applauded the efforts of the staff of the Office for the Control of Narcotics. narcotics (BNC) to eliminate the threat of drugs in India.
âOn the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Trafficking, PM @narendramodi govt reiterates his commitment to zero tolerance policy against all kinds of narcotics. I applaud the efforts of our @narcoticsbureau staff to eliminate the drug threat in India, âShah tweeted. .
The United Nations is marking June 26 as World Drug Day to synergize global efforts to counter the harmful effects of the drug trade and abuse. (ANI)