Punjab Haryana Will have to work as ‘Team India’ to tackle drug trafficking said CM Mann

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann and Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar(File Photo) - India TV Hindi News
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Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann And Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar(File Photo)

Highlights

  • CM Mann appeals for joint efforts to destroy drug network
  • Drug addiction and drug trafficking is a matter of concern for the whole world: CM Haryana
  • In recent operations, 4,903 reports were registered and 6,809 smugglers were also apprehended.

Punjab-Haryana: Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Saturday stressed on working as ‘Team India’ to tackle the drug menace. At the same time, his Haryana counterpart Manoharlal Khattar also appealed for a joint effort to destroy this network. He said this while addressing a national conference on narcotics and national security at the Raj Bhavan here. Union Home Minister Amit Shah was the keynote speaker at the event.

6,809 smugglers arrested under 4,903 reports

Punjab Governor Banwarilal Purohit, Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha, Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla and Narcotics Control Bureau chief SN Pradhan were also present in the program. On the government’s action against drug trafficking, Mann said 4,903 reports have been filed in recent operations. Under this, 6,809 smugglers have also been caught. “We have to work as Team India against drugs, terrorism and gangsters and fight together,” he said.

Speaking on the occasion, Khattar said that drug addiction and drug trafficking are a matter of concern for the whole world. “We need to fight jointly to destroy this network.

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