Srinagar: In a startling revelation by the government, nearly ten thousand women have gone missing from Jammu and Kashmir between 2019 to 2021.
In response to a question in Rajya Sabha, the Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra informed the parliament that 9,765 women have gone missing from their homes in Jammu and Kashmir between 2019 to 2021.
In these three years, there were 1148 cases of missing girls below the age of 18 and 8,617 women aged above 18 women have gone missing.
Jammu and Kashmir ranks second among the UTs in the list with Delhi on top. Between 2019 and 2021, 22, 919 girls below 18 years of age and 61, 050 below the age of 18 have gone missing in Delhi.
In 2021, Maharashtra tops the list in India. The state has reported 56,498 cases of missing women who are above 18 of age.