Faces Of The Day


An Indian drug user is given an oral form of 'buprenorphine' as part of a harm reduction program at a drop-in centre in the old sector of New Delhi. Drug use in India is on the rise but there are no proper statistics on the number of people suffering from this 'hidden disease'. The first and last national survey on drug abuse carried out in 2000-01 and showed a figure of 70 million drug users in the country. By Anna Zieminski/AFP/Getty Images.