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Congress will solve drug menace in a month: Rahul Gandhi in Punjab

He claimed that the only business flourishing in the state was the drug trade which was being patronized by the Akalis.

Published: 14th June 2016 05:11 AM  |   Last Updated: 14th June 2016 05:11 AM   |  A+A-

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CHANDIGARH: Slamming the Akali Dal-BJP government for the drug menace in Punjab, Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Monday said that if voted to power in the upcoming Assembly elections, the Congress would solve the problem within a month by enacting new laws and giving the police extra powers.

Addressing a well-attended Congress dharna in Jalandhar against the ruling alliance, Rahul said, “We will bring a law to impound the property of drug peddlers and sell their properties and distribute the money among the needy youth.”

He claimed that the only business flourishing in the state was the drug trade which was being patronized by the Akalis, who were not ready to accept that there was a problem.

Rahul also asked the people to be wary of the ‘Topi Wale’ (Aam Aadmi Party).



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