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Congress urges CM Sawant to act before 'Bhasmasura of drugs' converts Goa into ashes


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Leader of Opposition in Goa Assembly, Digambar Kamat on Sunday urged Chief Minister Pramod Sawant to take up the issue of drug menace "seriously" before the "Bhasmasura of drugs" converts the state into ashes.
"It is important to understand that 'Narcotic Drugs' is a curse to mankind... The whole of Goa knows about the drug menace which has hit the entire Goa. The drugs have reached in far remote areas of this tiny state... I urge Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant to act before the 'Bhasmasura of Drugs' converts Goa into ashes. Let us not brand Goa as 'Drug Destination'," Congress leader and MLA from Margao, Kamat said in a press statement.
"It is high time that the Government takes this issue seriously before its too late. Everyone should realise that drugs can finish everything and needs to be vigilant. I once again urge all across party lines to stand united to eliminate this demon of drugs," he said.
Raising the issue of deaths of two tourists from Andhra Pradesh outside the venue of Sunburn Festival, the Congress leader said, "It is shocking to hear about Goa Police throwing a challenge to people to reveal information about drugs. Truth is always bitter, let us face it and take corrective and prompt action."
"How can police make announcements when post mortem reports are yet to be made public about the cause of two deaths due to suspected overdose of drugs on Friday. This is clear cut attempt of influencing the investigations," he said.

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First Published: Dec 29 2019 | 5:34 PM IST

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