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325 death row convicts in the country till 2016: Government

Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017,12:13 IST By anju A A A

New Delhi | As many as 325 death row convicts are lodged in different jails across the country till 2016, the Lok Sabha was informed today.

Minister of State for Home, Gangaram Ahir said the highest (68) number of death row convicts are lodged in Uttar Pradesh till December 2016.

There are 41 convicts with capital punishment in Maharashtra, 38 in Madhya Pradesh, 30 in Bihar, 22 in Karnataka, 16 in Kerala, 15 in Chhattisgarh besides others, he said in a reply to a written question.