A Milestone Against Drug Abuse: 1 Lakh Hand Impressions Record in Baru Sahib, Shimla, Nahan & Chandigarh


Uniting Hands and Hearts to Combat Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

In a remarkable demonstration of unity and determination, an event that made history took place in Baru Sahib, Shimla, Nahan, and Chandigarh. Under the able guidance of Dr. (Col.) Rajinder Singh, a seasoned Psychiatrist and former Senior Advisor (Psychiatry) of the Armed Forces, the event aimed to combat drug abuse and illicit trafficking. It was not just an event; it was a collective statement against a menace that affects communities worldwide.

A Visionary Leader

Dr. (Col.) Rajinder Singh, with his extensive expertise in psychiatry, has long been an advocate for mental health and the fight against addiction. He played a pivotal role in organizing and guiding the activities that led to this extraordinary achievement.

Activities That Spoke Volumes

The event was characterized by a series of impactful activities:

  1. Human Chain: People from diverse backgrounds came together to form a human chain, symbolizing the unbreakable bond required to overcome the challenges posed by drug abuse and illicit trafficking.
  2. Handprint Impressions: One of the most iconic parts of the event was the collection of handprint impressions. Each handprint represented a commitment to the cause, and together, they formed a powerful visual testament to the united front against drug abuse.
  3. Nukkad Natak: Street plays, or nukkad nataks, are a potent medium for raising awareness. These performances conveyed powerful messages against drug abuse and illicit trafficking, reaching out to the hearts and minds of the audience.

1 Lakh Hand Impressions: A World Record

The event achieved a significant milestone by successfully collecting 1 lakh hand impressions. This remarkable feat did not go unnoticed; it was duly recognized by the World Book of Records, acknowledging the event as a historic moment in the global fight against drug abuse.

A Resounding Success

The success of this event was not just measured in numbers or records. It was a resounding success because it brought together communities, raised awareness, and ignited a collective spirit to combat drug abuse and illicit trafficking. It was a reminder that when people join forces for a noble cause, they can achieve incredible feats.

A Pledge for a Better Tomorrow

As we look back at this historic event, we are reminded of the power of collective action. It serves as a beacon of hope and a testament to the dedication of individuals and communities in the fight against drug abuse and illicit trafficking. The hand impressions collected are not just marks on paper; they are pledges for a better, drug-free tomorrow.

This achievement reinforces the belief that together, we can create a world where the destructive grip of drug abuse and illicit trafficking is a thing of the past. It is a reminder that when people unite, they can make history and bring about positive change in their communities and beyond.


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