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18 districts hit by drugs, says Sampla

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Chandigarh, July 7

Former Union Minister Vijay Sampla on Tuesday said 82 per cent of the state’s area was affected by drug abuse as of the 22 districts, 18 figured in a list of 272 districts in the country, which the Centre had declared the most affected by drug addiction.

Sampla on the occasion of International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking said, the Ministry for Social Justice and Empowerment had organised the annual ‘Nasha Mukt Bharat’ programme by listing 272 most-affected districts in the country. He said the districts mentioned in the list were Faridkot, Jalandhar, Amritsar, Bathinda, Ferozepur, Fazilka, Gurdaspur, Kapurthala, Ludhiana, Mansa, Moga, Pathankot, Sangrur, Patiala, Muktsar, Nawanshahr, Tarn Taran and Hoshiarpur.

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