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Amit Shah asks states to join fight against narcotics as Modi govt sets 2047 deadline to make India drug-free

Home Minister Amit Shah at the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) meeting said, "Modi government has set target to make India drug-free by 2047, its 100th year of independence."

Shashwat Bhandari Edited By: Shashwat Bhandari @ShashBhandari New Delhi Updated on: April 19, 2023 17:29 IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah
Image Source : PTI Union Home Minister Amit Shah

Fight against Drugs: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday asked all state governments to keep aside their political differences and join the fight against narcotics.

Home Minister Amit Shah at the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) meeting said, "Modi government has set target to make India drug-free by 2047, its 100th year of independence."

PM Modi government's multidimensional efforts led to increasing of around 145 per cent in the seizure of Narcotics and 181 per cent more cases have been registered against those involved in its business by NCB (Narcotics Control Bureau), revealed official data.

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