Chandigarh, May 28
Amid Punjab Police’s battle towards drug abuse, considered one of its officers has taken it upon himself to boost consciousness towards the menace.
After he will get dwelling from work, Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) Gurbachan Singh, who’s posted in Kapurthala district, takes out his bicycle and visits a close-by market or faculty to boost consciousness about drug abuse.
Before he heads out of dwelling, the 56-year-old writes a message on an iron plate connected to his bicycle warning folks towards the use of medicine, like “Nashean naal shareer barbaad karan wale atamghati hunde nein (Those who eat medication are suicidal)”.
“I’m making an attempt to convey an enormous message in just a few phrases,” Singh stated.
“My thought behind this effort is to unfold consciousness towards drug abuse. If kids are instructed about the dangerous results of medicine, they won’t go astray,” he stated.
“Whenever I get free after my responsibility, I take my bicycle from my dwelling and go to a market or faculty to remind folks about the significance of fine well being,” stated Singh, who’s a biking fanatic.
As he makes his manner by way of bustling streets and busy roads, he invitations curious stares from passers-by. Many welcome his efforts. Singh additionally counsels those that method him.
The ASI stated if he finds any labourer who’s smoking, he makes it a degree to inform him about the antagonistic results of tobacco on one’s physique.
Singh additionally highlights points associated to the setting and urges folks to save lots of water by way of his messages, similar to “Paani peen layee hai, barbaad karan layee nahin (Water is for consuming, not for losing)” and “Paani bachao, paani tuhanu bachaeyga’ (Save water, water will prevent)”.
“It is my ardour to create consciousness amongst folks on social points,” Singh stated.
In 1994-95, he travelled round 25,000 km from Kashmir to Kanyakumari to unfold the message of peace, he stated.