Police Firings in India, 1980 -- 81
(From 1-1-1980 to 30-4-81)

PUCL Bulletin June 1981

State Firings
Killed
Injured
Proximate circumstances of Firing (No of firings)
-
-
-
-
Indeterminate
Popular protests
Disturbances
-
-
-
-
-
Anti-price rise
Farmers/Workers/
Govt. employees
Anti-
reservation
Misc.
Sub
total
To seperate
warring groups
Communal
clashes
To save life & property

Sub
total

Andhra 17 30 51+ 0 3 4 0 4 11 1 1 4 6
Assam 11+ 27+ 16+ 0 0 0 0 9+ 9+ 0 1 1 2
Bihar 23 46 80+ 0 2 2 0 5 9 10 0 4 14
Gujarat 88 54+ 153+ 0 8 2 67 0 77 5 1 5 11
Haryana 5 2 24 0 0 1 0 4 5 0 0 0 0
Himachal Pradesh 2 3 61 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Jammu & Kashmir 8 11 72+ 1 0 1 0 3 4 3 0 0 3
Karnataka 26 41 104+ 0 9 11 0 0 20 3 0 3 6
Kerala 7 5 8 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 0 2 5
Madhya Pradesh 4 7 37+ 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 3
Maharashtra 19 18 139+ 0 0 4 0 2 6 8 1 4 13
Orissa 10 9+ 60+ 1 6 1 0 0 7 1 0 1 2
Punjab 5 2 148 1 3 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
Rajasthan 5 7 31+ 0 0 0 3 1 4 0 0 1 1
Tamil Nadu 18 19+ 166+ 0 0 4 0 2 6 8 0 4 12
Uttar Pradesh 16 13+ 60+ 0 0 0 0 3 3 2 7 4 13
West Bengal 28 17+ 55+ 1 0 0 0 11 11 8 0 8 16
Goa, Diu, etc. 2 2 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
Tripura 1 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Total 295+ 313+ 1299+ 4 31 33 70 47+ 181+ 55 12 43 110

Source: Information compiled and classified by Editorial Collective, PUCL Bulletin

 

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