Over 70k guns deposited in Himachal so far


Shimla:On the order of the Election Commission so far 70343 out of a total 100403 licensed weapons in Himachal Pradesh have been deposited till yesterday evening. A spokesperson of the State election department saud here today.

Voting takes place in the last phase in Himachal Pradesh on June 1.

The numbers of arms deposited were 1350 in Baddi, 4913 in Bilaspur, 5603 in Chamba, 3898 in Hamirpur, 12468 in Kangra, 1406 in Kinnaur, 4653 in Kullu, 222 in Lahaul-Spiti, 7281 in Mandi, 3954 in Police district Nurpur, 12111 in  Shimla, 5791 in Sirmaur, 3877 in Solan  and 2816 in Una.

Apart from this,  since the elections were announced imposing the Model Code of Conduct, 73 complaints were received from across the hill state through C-Vigil out of which 36 complaints were disposed till today 37 complaints which were either false or were not found genuine were dropped after scrutiny, claimed the Election Commission.