Monday, May 20, 2024

Srinagar District Admin launches major Anti encroachment drive

Over 200 Kanals of State land worth several crores retrieved

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Continuing its anti encroachment drive to retrieve the State/Kahchari land from the land possession in District Srinagar, the District Administration on the directions of Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar Mohammad Aijaz, today  launched a major anti-encroachment drive in various parts of the District and retrieved over  200 Kanal of State land worth  crores of rupees.

The Revenue Officers/Officials headed by respective Tehsildars of Srinagar District conducted an anti-encroachment drive in the Tehsils of Pantha Chowk, Harwan and South Srinagar.

The major chunk of 113 kanals of state land was retrieved by demolition of wire fencing and concrete walls at zawoora in  Panthachowk Tehsil.
Similarly, over 70 kanals of State land was retrieved in Saidpora bala in Harwan Tehsil. While two kanals of prominent land of high market value was also retrieved in Bagh Nandsing in Tehsil South Srinagar.
Besides, four 4 kanals and 2 Marla’s of kacharai land was also evicted at prime location of Sonwar area in Tehsil South.

Speaking about the preservation of Government land, the Deputy Commissioner Srinagar said anti-encroachment drives will continue in all the parts of the district to retrieve entire State and Kahcharai lands encroached by the land grabbers. He said involvement in land encroachment will be dealt with sternly as per the law.

The DC sought cooperation of the general public in its action against encroachments and also warned of action under CrPC in matters of encroachment on State/kahcharie lands.

The DC also asked encroachers state/kacharie land to voluntarily relinquish the illegal possession else action as warranted under law shall be initiated against them, besides retrieval of all such land will be taken by district administration.

The DC has directed for erecting signage boards on the land retrieved.

Meanwhile, the local people of these areas applauded the District Administration for removal of illegal occupation on land and appealed for further action against all such encroachments.

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