PM hails historic milestone of destruction of 1,44,000 kgs of seized drugs

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The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has commended the historic milestone achieved by India in eliminating drugs as 1,44,000 kgs of seized drugs were destroyed on 17 July.

In a tweet the Union Home Minister, Shri Amit Shah said that with this accomplishment, India attains an astounding record of destroying 1 million kgs of drugs worth Rs.12,000 crore in just one year.

The remarkable feat was achieved at the Regional Conference on Drug Trafficking and National Security. This exemplifies the MHA’s staunch and relentless pursuit of PM’S vision of a drug-free India.

In reply, the Prime Minister tweeted : “Great! Adds strength to our efforts to make India free from the drugs menace.”

In the virtual presence of Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah on 17 July more than 1.40 Lakh kg of narcotics destroyed in different parts of the country, which is a record. Under the leadership of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, 10 lakh kilograms of narcotics worth around Rs 12,000 crore have been destroyed in the last one year.