Kolkata, June 28: To curb the growing number of drug abuse cases in Kolkata, the city police has chalked out a plan to raise awareness among people in the run-up to June 26, International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.
This year, the theme is #unitedagainstdrugs. The Kolkata Police has planned to reach out to maximum people through a rally.
Kolkata Police Club has organised an awareness programme on this occasion. Sourav Ganguli, the BCCI president, was the chief guest. Dr. Sohini Sastri, philanthropist, and famous astrologer was invited as the guest of honour. Both actively participated in the programme and express their concern about effect of drug abuse, especially in the young generation.
Other sports personalities like Laxmirattan Sukla, Alvitoh D’Kunha were also present in the campaign. Famous faces like Dev, Abir Chattopaddhyay, Debleena Dutta, Anindya Chattopaddhyay from Tollywood industry were also seen in this campaign.
After the flag hosting event, a cycle rally was also organised to reach maximum people. Laxmiratan Sukla, Abhisekh Dalmia was seen in the cycle rally along with the students participated.
In her speech, Dr. Sohini Sastri requested to all responsible citizens to act against drug abuse, and she urges that it should not end with just a campaign, we have to stay united against drugs and help our young generation to stay away from drugs.www.sohinisastri.com