24 September, 2014 / Ziqa'ad 28, 1435

Drugs and students

Published Dec 23, 2012 10:55pm

SMOKING is a craze among students, and this is the first step towards the use of drugs. Recently a student of mine, Akif Javeed (the only child of his parents) died due to drug addiction.

There are a number of students in our colleges and universities who are involved in drug addiction.  Our law-enforcement agencies have failed to stop the use of drugs in our society.

The government should check the use of drugs among students in universities and colleges.

RAI SHABBIR AHMAD Lahore


Do you have information you wish to share with Dawn.com? You can email our News Desk to share news tips, reports and general feedback. You can also email the Blog Desk if you have an opinion or narrative to share, or reach out to the Special Projects Desk to send us your Photos, or Videos.

More From This Section

Remembering Tabish Dehlvi

SYED Masood-ul-Hasan Tabish Dehlvi (1911-2004), who died 10 years ago on Sept 23, 2004, will be remembered as a...

Business centres

PAKISTAN needs investment from both local and foreign investors in many sectors of business and trade, especially...

Corruption allegations

MUCH has been said in the media about the marathon joint session of parliament which saw regular presence of the...

Comments (2) (Closed)


Naveed Shakur
Dec 24, 2012 09:42pm
Why we blame Government for every thing, I am sorry to say if education cannot change the attitude of an individual and knowing the consequences of the act if he still involves himself in drug addiction; the only one to blame is himself.
Khanm
Dec 25, 2012 06:49am
It is again the cry in the wilderness, government is not interested in any welfare job, the government is interested in their interest. By now we all should know that