9 lakh challans in 2018 alone
Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Traffic Police have filed more than fifty lakh challans for traffic violations in the state since 2010. Out of them, more than nine lakh challans were filed in 2018 alone.
According to the data available on the department website,
49,745,59 challans were lodged against violators in the years 2010 to 2018. In two months of this year (January and February) the department filed 11,1056 challans for traffic violations.
In 2018, a total of 915933 challans were filed including 766141 compound challans across J&K.
In the year, 132134 compound Chalaan’s were in summer capital Srinagar and 176,225 in rural Kashmir.
In 2017 a total of 528,558 Chalaan’s were lodged across the state. Of this, 457,679 compound chalaan’s were lodged including 90,747 in summer capital and 78,603 in rural Kashmir.
Similarly, in 2016, a total of 662,930 chalaan’s were lodged across J&K including 598,320 compound and 64,610 court challans.
In 2015, 637,110 challans were lodged including 552610 compound challans and 84,500 court challans.
In 2014 583,435 challans were lodged against violators across the state including 505,229 compound challans and 78,206 court challans.
In 2013, 544,338 challans were filed across the state including 469,324 compound challans and 75,014 court challans.
Likewise, in 2012, 386,676 challans were lodged for traffic violations in the state including 311,609 compound challans and 75,067 court challans.
In 2011, 336,260 were lodged across the state including 242,238 compound challans and 94,022 court challans.
In 2010, 379,319 challans were lodged across the state including 319,537 compound challans and 59,782 court challans.