Himachal Licensed Weapons: After the code of conduct, 34,412 licensed weapons deposited so far, highest weapon deposit in this district


Model code of conduct is in force across Himachal Pradesh due to by-elections in Lok Sabha and 6 assembly seats. The process of collecting licensed weapons has started. Under this, 34,412 weapons have been collected across the state so far.

Himachal Licensed Weapons

Himachal Licensed Weapons

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Reported & Written By Kumud Sharma, Diary Times, Shimla, March 31: By-elections are to be held on June 1 for 6 assembly seats including four Lok Sabha seats in Himachal Pradesh. The Election Department announced the elections on 16 March. In such a situation, Model Code of Conduct has been implemented in Himachal Pradesh. In view of this, the Election Commission has issued orders to the license holders to deposit their weapons in the respective police stations. Under this, the process of collecting licensed weapons has started across the state. So far 34,412 weapons have been collected across the state.

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It has been 14 days since the Model Code of Conduct came into force. As of now, 34,412 licensed weapons have been collected across the state. During this period, maximum number of weapons, 7325, have been deposited in Shimla. 4345 weapons in Chamba, 504 in Baddi, 2885 in Bilaspur, 928 in Hamirpur, 3827 in Kangra, 1043 in Kinnaur, 3091 in Kullu, 202 in Lahaul-Spiti, 2924 in Mandi, 1223 in Nurpur, 3021 in Sirmour, 1268 in Solan And 1826 weapons have been deposited in Una district.

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Chief Electoral Officer Manish Garg said that the Election Department is ensuring compliance with all the guidelines to conduct the ongoing election process peacefully. He said that till now licensed arms holders have deposited 34,412 arms in the state. Similarly, complaints received in view of the Model Code of Conduct are also being resolved in a time bound manner. He said that out of the total complaints received from March 16 to 30, 83 percent were resolved within a period of 100 minutes. In which the average complaint resolution rate was 26 minutes 44 seconds.

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