Drug mafia not to be allowed to expand operation: Kerala HM

Friday, Jun 26, 2015,20:47 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Thiruvananthapuram | Kerala Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala today said drug mafia will not be allowed to expand their operation in the state, and the Government has taken various measures to curb the use of drugs , alcohol, and tobacco, especially in school and college premises.
Inaugurating the observance of ‘International Day Against Drug Abuse-2015,’ he said ‘creation of effective awareness on environmental cleanliness, health and hygiene and prevention of contagious diseases are also the need of the day.’
Mentioning a brutal attack on a social activist, who fought against the drug mafia, he said the Government would take stringent action against the drug mafia in the state.
The Minister also launched 16 projects  as part of the year-long Anti Narcotic Awareness programme.