“Price of addiction is precious life” PFI Campaign

Thiruvananthapuram: PFI has announced a state-wide campaign against addiction which is to be conducted in the coming September of this year. This was stated in a seminar held in Thiruvananthapuram Press Club in May, 28, of this year. “The aim of the campaign will be eradicating alcoholism form all realms of the life” said, Karaman Ashraf Moulavi, state president, PFI. “Seminars, awareness camps, street dramas, documentary exhibition, and mobile exhibitions will be held as part of the campaign. The campaign will be conducted under the leaderships of veteran speakers, religious scholars, women and students activists. Awareness classes, ‘vigilant-evening,’ campaign through social media and local bodies, counselling, rehabilitation and-addition centres will be part of the campaign. PFI is set to contribute 1200 de-addiction guides to the society,” he said. Dr. Surabudheen, DMO, released the logo of the campaign, while Dr, CV Prashanth, Dr. Shashi, mass-media officer and Father Jobin, Nairmaliam De-addiction Centre took the classes. B. Noushad, state secretary, and A, Noushad, district president, also participated the meeting. Dr. TG Thomas Jacob inaugurated the seminar held in Kottayam. “The struggle of PFI against social evils is great and admirable;” he said. K. Sadath, PFI state secretary, introduced the subject. He accused that the Prohibition Law of 2013 has not been implemented effectively. Latest reports say that a considerable percentage of students are additives to tobacco products also. Only a joint move of officials and people can contain this evil, he added. T.T. Kuriakkose, state president, Prohibition Committee, PK Alexander, Ret. Superintend, Juvenile Home, Jaya Lakshmi Vijayan, TRADA representative, Sujatha Sadanan, Chairman, Sevika Charitable Trust, KMA Saleem, President, Rihab Foundation, Kottyam Chapter, also participated the seminar.

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