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India Had One of the Strictest Gun Laws in the World. It Just Got Tighter.

Washington Post

1 August 2016

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[U]nder the new rules, prospective gun owners will have to show they have been trained, only carry firearms in holders and secure them in a "knocked down" condition in gun lockers at home. The government will declare new gun-free zones, in addition to schools, across the country. Even air guns will require an arms license…

The rules were put into effect in July and will be presented in Parliament…

India shifted from century-old manual record keeping recently and uploaded information about 2.6 million gun license holders in a national digital database.

According to the National Crime Records Bureau, gun-related deaths increased from 3,063 to 3,655 between 2010 and 2014…

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