Sangrur: School students are also starting to join the Punjab government’s campaign against drugs. It was started from district Sangrur, where 55 thousand students of upper primary school took oath to educate their families and others against drugs and not to burn stubble.
Oath was administered to students in all upper primary schools of Sangrur. Oath was administered to students at Meritorium Senior Secondary School Ghabadan. Apart from this, a signing camp was also organized. The school staff told the students how to educate their loved ones and others not to consume drugs and not to set straw on fire. There was talk of freeing Punjab from both the problems.
The school teacher said that a commendable effort has been made by the Punjab government regarding both the problems. He said that as per the guidelines of Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann and DGP Punjab Police, this camp has been organized by DC and District Administration and Police. He said that Sangrur is the first district of Punjab, where oath-taking ceremony was held on such a large scale
The teacher involved in the program said that 55 thousand students of 276 upper-primary schools of Sangrur have taken an oath that they will raise their voice against drugs. If students are found to be intoxicated, they will be brought for treatment. If someone sells drugs, we will report it to our family and the police administration. Students will also educate their families and others about stubble management.
Earlier, Bollywood actor Sonu Sood, Punjabi actor Gugu Gill and singer Lakhwinder Wadali have also joined the Punjab government and Punjab Police’s ongoing campaign against drugs. All have appealed to the people to join and support this campaign of Punjab government and police. It has been requested to give all the information related to drugs to the police and it has been said that if anyone is addicted to drugs, he can go to the nearby government hospital and get free treatment.