MB Rajesh | Photo: Mathrubhumi
Thiruvananthapuram: Excise minister MB Rajesh requested people to light a lamp at 6 pm on Monday as part of the Kerala government’s anti-drug campaign. India celebrates Diwali, a Hindu religious festival, on October 24.
The minister said that libraries will also join the programme on Sunday and Monday.
As a part of the campaign, MLAs will lead awareness programmes in their constituencies on Saturday, he added.
The programmes that began on October 2 are continuing across the state. The first round of the campaign will end on November 1 and people will form a human chain on the day at schools and offices.
The minister requested everyone to come out in support of the campaign.