The Hindu in its article has mentioned that Belagavi has the highest number of pending cases for passport verification. Police take an average of 45 days to complete verification
Belagavi had the highest number of pending cases — 1,072. The other districts that posted high pendency rates were Tumakuru (880 cases), Kalaburagi (781 cases), and Hubballi (571 cases).
Bengaluru city police have walked away with the top slot as far as performance on verification for passports is concerned, but the Bagalkot police are also in the reckoning. Though they had the same average number of days as the Bengaluru police — 12 days — to complete verification within 21 days, and had zero pendency, Bengaluru Regional Passport Office (RPO) officials acknowledged that the numbers the Bengaluru police dealt with were far higher.