On the occasion of International Day Against Drug Abuse, around 4,000 people on June 26, participated in a run to create awareness against drug abuse.
Participants, including Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Thawar Chand Gehlot and Delhi Women and Child Development Minister Sandeep Kumar, also took pledge on the occasion, officials said.
More than 4,000 participants gathered at India Gate for the noble cause to spread the message – “Think Health Not Drugs”. Delhi’s Women and Child Development Minister Sandeep Kumar motivated the Delhiites to participate in the run for making Delhi drug free. He emphasised that abuse of drugs lead to liver damage, memory/hearing loss, depression, cancer and risk of untimely death.