Punjab has been struggling to check the narcotics menace despite a crackdown by authorities against drug traffickers and syndicates that operate along the India-Pakistan international border.
Punjab is going to bring in a law soon for action against artistes glorifying drug abuse in their songs, state minister Charanjit Singh Channi said Tuesday.Advertising
The Tourism and Cultural Affairs Minister also appealed to the artistes hailing from the state “not to promote drugs in their songs and films or glorify gun culture” as they are considered role models by the young generation.
“The Punjab Government is going to bring in a law soon for action against artistes promoting drugs (in songs),” he said here.
The minister stated this during a meeting with folk singer Pammi Bai, who called on him here to voice concern over the issue, an official statement said. More