Ludhiana – Belan Brigade organized a press conference at Basant Resort in which members of brigade has decided to oppose liquor shop opened by excise department of Punjab at every nook & corner of the street. Last year Belan Brigade started a campaign against alcohol and drugs abuse in Punjab to aware the public what is the bad consequences of the alcohol and drugs in the body and society. It is cleared the addiction of alcohol is the main roots of all drugs abuse. In this connection Belan Brigade has called upon all religious, social and political leaders’s conference on 8th march Women Day to clear their stand against liquor/drugs abuse.
Architect Anita Sharma national president of Belan Brigade said that to collect revenue from the labor class to put their lives in chronic diseases Punjab Government has opened a number of liquor/wine shops at every nook & corner of urban & rural area’s street. As a result when a labor person return home after hard work in night in the stress wherever he looks a wine shop at the road side he purchased a wine bottle & drink it and reach at home empty hand.
Anita Sharma further told that if government wants to make Punjab drugs free first of all it should have to take appropriate step to stop the sixth river of alcohol in Punjab and she demanded from government in the memorandum to reduce every year 20 to 25 percent wine shop, govt. pass a resolution for employee’s salary date that salary will be paid on every month at the same date and liquor shop on that dated every month must be kept closed. Without the consent of area’s resident, excise department do not open wine shop, health department time to time may check the quality of wine and its ingredient, excise department may put all detail on his website, sale & purchase of all wine shop, on the bottles level in 80 percent space must be written in the regional language what is the bad affect consequences of alcohol in the body part, all Govt employee must be checked with mouth analyzer at the time of attendance every morning, if any govt. employee found alcohol addicted, must be suspended immediately, cancelled the driving license of drunk driver, As per town planning there is commercial, focal point and residential areas’ location, govt. must declared a special areas for the liquor shop. Punjab Government must opened health clinic and hospital as per the ratio of liquor shop?
On this occasion Ritu Arora President Luxmi Ladies Club, Neeru Verma, Monika Vohra, Neeru Mittal, Shelly Munjal, Shimmi Pashan, Monika Bhalla, Neeru Sharma Chairperson Astro Club India, Mamta Aggarwal, Dimple Kapoor, Adarsh Pal Vinni Sarpanch Hussainpura, Jagjit Kumari Incharge Belan Brigade Nawan Sahar, Joyti Sharma, Diljit Kathoria and Vishal Awasthi were present.