300 kanals land retrieved during anti encroachment drive at Bpr
BANDIPORA: The district administration Bandipora on Thursday conducted a special anti-encroachment drive to retrieve the encroached land at Laharwalpora, Bandipora.
During the drive held under the presence and supervision of Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Bandipora Waseem Raja, the team demolished illegal sheds erected on the state land and retrieved around 300 Kanals of land from illegal encroachment.
ADC directed officers to intensify such drives and said that a time bound rooster will be devised to free the encroached state and kachcharie land.
He further intimated that a similar encroachment drive was held in Hajin last week in which hundreds of kanals of land was retrieved from land encroachers.
He also asked officers to update land records and keep vigil on state lands to avoid future encroachments.
The drive was conducted after receiving a number of complaints from the inhabitants of the locality and the field reports of revenue officials.
Assistant Commissioner Revenue Parvaiz Rahim, Tehsildar Bandipora, and Naib Tehsildar were also present in the squad.
Meanwhile, the Deputy Commissioner (DC) Bandipora Dr Owais Ahmad said these drives will continue till all the land is retrieved from the encroachers.
He appealed to the general public for their cooperation and support to curb this menace of encroachment.