Magician Gopinath Muthukad will present a show at the Gujarati Hall here on Wednesday to spread awareness of the ill-effects of smoking and drug abuse.

The magician has been engaged in a campaign to free Kerala from the evils of substance abuse.

M.K. Raghavan, MP, will inaugurate the show at a function to be presided over by district panchayat president Kanathil Jameela. There would be no entry fee for the show, District Collector K.V. Mohan Kumar said here on Monday.

The programme is organised by the Academy of Magical Sciences in association with the with the mass contact units of the Excise and Information Departments. Similar programmes have been presented in Ernakulam and Palakkad districts.

For details, contact Nodal Officer C. Mohammed at 97475 52288.