Anti-encroachment drive to continue until all encroached State land in the district is retrieved: DC

ZT news Network

SRINAGAR: Continuing its anti-encroachment drive against illegal land grabbers in the district, the Srinagar district administration Monday undertook a major anti-encroachment drive during which encroachments on 30 kanals of State land were removed at Baghwanpora Lal Bazaar here.

The drive was conducted by the enforcement wings of Revenue Department and Srinagar Municipal Corporation assisted by the police under the instructions of Deputy Commissioner Dr Syed Abid Rasheed Shah. It was undertaken in response to public complaints registered with the DC Office.

In addition to demolishing tin sheds and compound walls, hundreds of trees were also felled by the demolishing team at the encroachment site.

The DC said anti-encroachment drives will be undertaken in all areas of the district to retrieve all State and kahcharie lands encroached in the district. He said involvement in land encroachment will be dealt with firmly as per the law.

Dr. Shah also urged the general public to continue to bring into the notice of Revenue officers or the DC Office any instances or attempts of encroachment on the State or Common land in the district.