Over 2.20 lakh arms licenses issued by J&K Government in last six years

Over 2.20 lakh arms licenses issued by J&K Government in last six years

With the details provided by Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed himself in the Legislative Assembly few days ago, it has become clear that more than 2 Lakh arms license has been issued to the people of the state in Last Six Years.

The exact number is 220628 licenses which have issued by several District Magistrates to civilians, army people and other security personals for their personal requirements. In view of district wise details, Kishtwar tops the list with 54,502 licenses while Bandipora with just 19 licenses issued in six years falls as the bottom of list.arms-licence

The detailed list with the number of arm licenses issued in all the 22 districts of the state is as follows:

  1. Kishtwar  54502
  2. Doda  15229
  3. Srinagar  51118
  4. Kulgam  22,515
  5. Udhampur  21450
  6. Rajouri  15794
  7. Shopian  15,263
  8. Pulwama  7989
  9. Jammu  6845
  10. Anantnag 2798
  11. Kupwara 2100
  12. Kargil 1595
  13. Samba 875,
  14. Baramullah 840
  15. Kathua 578
  16. Poonch 327
  17. Ramban 314
  18. Ganderbal 154
  19. Leh 139
  20. Reasi 123
  21. Budgham 61
  22. Bandipora 19

However, no details have been provided about the people to whom these licenses has been issued.

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