Heroin epidemic plagues Indian state
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The cost of Punjab's heroin 'epidemic'

The north Indian state of Punjab is due to hold polls on Saturday for a new government.

However, the biggest issue confronting voters is not jobs or the economy, but a massive drugs problem.

Nearly two thirds of households in the state are said to have at least one user of hard drugs, such as heroin.

The BBC’s Sanjoy Majumder reports.

Filmed and produced by Neha Sharma and Kunal Sehgal

  • 02 Feb 2017