Chief Minister MK Stalin on Friday urged all the MLAs to participate in awareness programme to be organised against drugs and to create a drug-free society.
“You (MLAs) should provide cooperation with the steps taken by the State government to create a drug-free society. As part of the campaign, August 11 will be observed as the day to create awareness against drug abuse and awareness programs would be conducted in educational institutions. I ask you all to participate in the awareness programs conducted in your constituencies,” said Stalin, in a letter written to all the MLAs.
The Chief Minister also said that the letter is to draw the attention of MLAs about the harm caused by the drugs to the youngsters. “Drug abuse is not a political issue but an issue concerning the future of the country, especially an issue concerning the life of youngsters. I urge everyone to contribute against drug abuse,” said Stalin.