If Pahlaj Nihlani has done something; he made one of the poll agendas of Congress party as the main agenda. Instead of letting Udta Punjab go through a routine release, he has highlighted the Punjab drug menace much more than probably what the film would have done.
So much so that Rahul Gandhi who was leading an anti-drug rally at Jallandhar said that if elected to power Congress would solve the drug problem within a month. In Punjab good and sincere officers weren’t allowed to work; had they been given a free hand, the problem would have been solved, he said. He also blamed the government who must be eyeing the revenue behind the drug trade.
How Congress plans to uproot the deeply entrenched drug menace in Punjab is anybody’s guess, and will only be answered if Congress does manage to come to power in Punjab.