Punjab men losing virility due to drugs : Congress CWC Member

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  1. pankaj nema

    pankaj nema Senior Member Senior Member

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    Days after Rahul Gandhi's controversial comments on drug abuse in Punjab, a senior Congress leader on Monday came out in his support, claiming that the virility of men from Punjab has gone down drastically due to drug abuse and alcoholism.

    CWC member Jagmeet Singh Brar claimed that the data compiled by a World Health Organisation Committee has brought to the fore the findings that "the sperm count of men from Punjab has drastically gone down, thanks to drug abuse, alchoholism."

    "The big, macho Punjabi male is losing his vigour and that, too fast," he said in a statement, claiming that the Medical Superintendent and Head of Department of Pathhology of the Dayananad Medical College, Ludhiana confirmed it.

    He also said that a leading University in Punjab, whose vice-chancellor is appointed by the chief minister of Punjab, has after a survey claimed that 70 per cent of Punjab men are either drug addicts or suffering from alchohol problem.

    Rahul Gandhi's comment in Chandigarh on October 11 that seven out of 10 youths in Punjab have a drug problem had triggered a controversy with ruling Akali Dal terming the statement "immature"

    Congress was quick to back Rahul over the remarks with the AICC citing a High Court order and a state government affidavit to say that findings indeed suggest that 70 per cent youths in the state are suffering from drug addiction.

    Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal had said, "The immature statement by the Congress general secretary that 7 out of 10 youths in Punjab are drug addicts was a diversionary exercise to deflect the attention of media from ongoing Vadragate and Coalgate".

    Brar on Monday described Rahul's remarks as a "wake-up call" and accused Badals of "publicly misleading people" on the issue.

    Brar now claims Punjab men losing virility due to drugs - Hindustan Times
     
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  3. Singh

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    Rahul Gandhi's statement has ensured that Akali Dal will try to downplay the role of drugs, and Congress will try to exaggerate the threat leading to no significant work done to address the real issue.

    Lower Sperm Count is actually associated with environmental factors, on an average globally the virility of man is down as compared to his great grandfather.
     
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    Singh Ji! environment is just one of the factor. In fact, due to use of pesticides in edibles, cellphone radiation, bad lifestyle like smoking, drinking, heated working condition & malnutrition. This phenomenon is not just limited to particular state, it is worldwide more or less.

    But , if specifically take the example of conventional drugs like Opium, Charas, which are commonly used harm most during prolong usage & may cause impotence.
     
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    Any figures or reports available for virility of men living in Haryana and HP, which is very near to Punjab.

    Let us see, what that data says.......!
     
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    There was some truth in Rahul Gandhi;s statement but the fact is that neither Congress nor Akalis seem to have done much about that, right ? This problem has been brewing for some years now AFAIK, not helped by the fact that Pakistan has become a big hub for the same.
     
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    I agree. That's why I said this
    "on an average globally the virility of man is down"

    Agree here. But imo what Congress member said Virility is down and he inferred its due to drugs while neglecting the effect of environmental and other factors.
     
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    Problem is there . But now it'll be side-stepped as it has become a political issue.
     
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    Oye Singh, Sudhar jaa. Abhi bhi der nahi hui 😁
     
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    The Cong guys has not presented any comparative data with respect to the other states so their statement has no standing.

    I feel this drop of virility may be due to adopting the modern farming & excessive use of fertilizers, pesticides & herbicides to increase the produce.
     
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    Charsi Kadi na Marsi
     
  12. uvbar

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    punjab's macho culture and its proximity to a major drug transit and production point makes it unsafe and btw every body knows the samjahuta express had drugs for punjab and haryana mainly
     

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