Fri. Dec 1st, 2023

The Leader of Opposition in Punjab, Partap Singh Bajwa, on Monday condemned the Aam Aadmi Party authorities in Punjab for its sheer incapacity to rein within the quickly rising drug abuse within the state.

“Under the 18-month regime of AAP, Punjab has been on the verge of becoming a drug capital of the country, ” Bajwa mentioned in an announcement right here.

Citing a viral video of two kids — a person and a girl — injecting medicine at Bathinda’s Santpura Road, Bajwa mentioned many such movies have gone viral ever since AAP acquired maintain of energy. Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann has but to get his act collectively to curb the drug menace.

“The CM always remains busy in one or the other showbiz and keeps squandering the Punjab’s taxpayers’ money. The youngsters have been on the edge of a slippery slope because of drug abuse. How would such events like a tourism summit rescue the future of Punjab from plunging into an abyss, ” Bajwa requested.

He mentioned in one of the stunning incidents an anti-drug activist from Bathinda was brutally murdered by drug peddlers. Earlier this 12 months, a Jalandhar-based whistleblower towards drug peddling was killed. There have additionally been some incidents of Punjab Police allegedly harassing those that have been preventing towards the drug commerce.

“The ineffectiveness of the AAP government can be gauged from the fact that it cannot even protect the anti-drug activists who have been struggling on their own for the youth of Punjab, ” Bajwa added.

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