Ganderbal: On the directions of Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal, Shyambir, a joint team of Revenue and Police department led by Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Ganderbal, Mehraj-ud-Din Shah on Thursday retrieved 718 kanals of State and Kahcharai land in various tehsils of the district.
During ongoing drive, the District Administration has so far retrieved 11600 kanals of State and Kahcharai land across the district which can be used for community purposes.
While giving details about the anti-encroachment drives undertaken to preserve Government land, the DC said that the drive will continue and no one will be spared and all the illegal encroachments on state as well as Kahcharai land will be removed.
The District Administration has given strict directions to the Tehsildars and enforcement teams to speed up the drive against the land encroachments in their respective jurisdictions with added zeal and dedication so that all State/Kahcharai land is retrieved in the district, which can be subsequently used for public purpose.
The District Administration has sought cooperation of the general public in retrieving the government land from land grabbers and also warned of action under relevant laws in matters of encroachment on State/Kahcharai land.