> When it is said that "Its Not Worth It"...simply means....
1. If you are a citizen of Canada, then you have to give a statement of purpose for bringing the gun to India. Is it for hunting / participating in a competition etc.
2. If so have you a hunting licence bought in India - ref. to be produced / details of competition you're participating, invitation, duration, location etc.
3. If you are not a citizen of Canada but returning to India, then justification of bringing the gun into India. Do you possess a valid licence?
4.Do you have an import permit? There are restrictions in importing guns into India, even if its an NP bore>.
5. After all this your gun will be impounded. There will be penalties + custom duties to be paid.
6. Your credentials & locus standi (means your reputation / criminal records if any) will be checked (this may take months)
> Hope now you understand when its said "its not worth it".