A human chain against drug abuse was organised in Thiruvananthapuram on 1st November 2022 Kerala Piravi Day, to mark the conclusion of the first phase of the ‘No to drugs’ campaign. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and ministers joined the human chain in front of Martyrs’ Column at Palayam. The campaign was organised to create a public defense against substance abuse. Students, teachers, Kudumbashree workers, and people from various walks of life have taken part in the human chain. A pledge against drugs was taken besides the symbolic burning of drugs as part of the campaign.