JAMMU, Oct 20: Reiterating his resolve to take on-going war against drug addiction to its logical conclusion, Chairman of Team Jammu Zorawar Singh Jamwal today sought support of every section of the society to eradicate this menace.
“Without support of each and every individual it is impossible to take fight against this deadly menace to the logical conclusion”, Zorawar Singh Jamwal said while addressing a public meeting at Gurha Shablian, Bakshi Nagar in connection with the ongoing campaign.
“Neither Government agencies alone nor organizations like Team Jammu would be able to liberate our younger generation from the yoke of this deadly disease. Every right thinking person must come forward to join the war against drug abuse”, he said and vowed to intensify campaign for eradicating this menace.
Zorawar Singh Jamwal asked the gathering to encourage youth develop hobby of physical exercise. “Instead of putting unnecessary pressure on kid for securing marks, parents should rather encourage their children to go in the playing fields”, he said, adding, “addiction of games will help parents to keep away their children from the deadly menace of drug abuse”.
He pointed out that narcotics and other banned drugs are smuggled from across the border through IB and LoC with the help of terror groups operating on other side of the border.
“It is now an open secret that international drug lords and anti-national elements have been indulged into drug smuggling”, he said, adding, “Narco-terrorism is more dangerous than terrorism but those at the helm of the affairs at not taking this issue seriously”.
SDPO, Jammu West, DySP, Amit Sharma, in his address exhorted the members of the civil society to jointly launch decisive war against drug menace. He said that this problem would not be solved by some individual and some particular communities because there is need of joint fight of the people all religions, castes, creeds and colours to single out those who have been involved in playing with the lives of younger generation.
Among others who spoke on the occasion included Rajeshwar Sharma Raju, Kuljeet Singh Jamwal, Master Jugal Kishore, Er Chandan Datta, Shamsher Singh, Amit Singh, Ashok Gupta, Prem Singh, Rakesh Mishra, Bhagwan Singh, Kamal Sharma, Kuldeep Singh Jamwal, H S Jamwal, Ranjit Singh Slathia, Balwinder Singh, Gurdev Singh, Jai Dev Singh Bandral, Haqeeqat Singh, Surinder Sharma and Sunil Gupta.