14,284 Passports, 5,244 Permits Pending For Verification In Jammu & Kashmir

14,284 Passports, 5,244 Permits Pending For Verification In Jammu & Kashmir

25 February 2014
PTI


Jammu: 14,284 passports and 5,244 LoC permits are pending for verifications in Jammu & Kashmir, the state assembly was informed on Tuesday. 'As on February 3, 2014, 14,284 passports and 5,244 LoC permit verifications are pending disposal for various reasons like non-receipt of reports from field formations, incomplete residential address, re-verifications of adverse cases, applicants staying out of state,' chief minister Omar Abdullah said in a written reply to a question Mehbooba Mufti (PDP). Omar said that during 2013, out of 64,586 cases received for verifications of passports, 446 cases have not been recommended. Similarly, out of 1,400 cases of LoC permits of Indian applicant received during 2013, 77 cases have not been recommended, he said.