Is it allowed for women to keep a knife for self-defense in India?

<span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: normal; white-space: pre-wrap;">I want to keep knife for self defense in Uttar Pradesh. Kindly provide me info if any licence is required or not. How can I keep the knife with me? I am 24 yrs old serving in Indian army.</span><br>

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No, you cannot keep khurpi or knife in self defense as it is prohibited under Arms Act.

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