Laigaroo expresses serious concern over alarming drug abuse

Srinagar, Jul 8: PDP youth Secretary Arif Laigaroo has expressed serious concern over alarming increase in drug abuse among the youth of the valley.
He said that the people of the valley has to come together against this menace before it turns uglier and the situation goes out of hands.
Laigaroo said that growing drug abuse among the youth is fast emerging as a major challenge and eating into the vitals of our society and future.
The PDP leader urged every section of society including parents, teachers, Imams, preachers, social activists and doctors to come forward and work for the awareness and eradication of drug addiction in Kashmir.
Besides, Laigaroo said that the need of the hour calls for effective policing against narcotic smuggling, besides having more drug de-addiction centers in the state. He said that the challenge has to be confronted at multiple levels, and of them all basic awareness at school, college and university level is a must. (KNS)