Punjab Congress to start campaign against Drugs :
Senior Congress leader and grandson of ex-Chief Minister of Punjab, S. Beant singh, Mr. Bittu will start campaign against drugs in Punjab. Congress party president , Mr. Rahul Gandhi has assigned this duty to Ravineet Bittu, who will lead this campaign in the state.
Congress will start this campaign from 1st of October, 2016 in the whole state , to fight against drug abuse. Ravineet Bittu disclosed they have strategy to focus on the constituencies of the Akali MLA’s. He further added common people of the state along with social workers and NGO’s , will be part of this campaign to expose state government , which failed on all fronts to control drug menace.
Ravneet singh Bittu disclosed these plans ,while speaking on his grand father, S. Beant singh’s anniversary.
Drug issue is one of the major issue in Punjab, specially the elections of 2017 , will prove this to be deciding factor for any party winning or losing. It was Rahul Ganghi who disclosed the figure of 70% youths of Punjab doing drugs, which have taken this issue to the main platform.
Punjab’s Youth Akali leader and brother in law of Punjab’s deputy chief minister, S. Bikaram singh Majithia was named by one of the peddlers and opposition parties have been targeting ruling party on this issue since.