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Jammu KashmirDrives against illegal occupants of Evacuee properties soon: Custodian Gen

Drives against illegal occupants of Evacuee properties soon: Custodian Gen


Srinagar, Sep 15: Soon after assuming the charge as Custodian General J&K, Rajinder Singh Tara on Friday said that the drives undertaken by the department against the encroachers, illegal occupants of Evacuee properties and violators will be intensified.

Tara after assuming the charge of the post recently conducted extensive tour of Evacuee property assets, land situated at Peerbagh, Hyderpora, Sanath Nagar, Panthachowk, Zewan, Nishat, Kathidarwaza Rainawari and other places of Valley.

During the visit of Evacuee property flats, Convention Centres/ Marriage Halls and Shopping Complex Hyderpora Srinagar, various delegations of tenants met the Custodian General J&K with their demands which were redressed on the spot and directions were passed to Custodian Kashmir for redressal of other genuine demands of the tenants within shortest possible time.

The Custodian General J&K reiterated that the drives undertaken by the department against the encroachers, illegal occupants and violators will be intensified and appealed general public to refrain from such acts failing which action as warranted under law will be taken against such violators which include punishment with imprisonment which may extend to three years in terms of Section 18 of J&K Evacuees (Administration of Property) Act, Svt. 2006.

The Custodian General J&K while on visit to Evacuee land situated at Panthachowk Srinagar ordered for resumption of possession of Evacuee land measuring 17 Kanals 16 Marlas which was under illegal occupation of few persons and accordingly the department acted swiftly and after proper demarcation by the revenue agency, the Evacuee land in question was retrieved and the departmental sign boards installed in presence of Naib Tehsildar concerned.

The Custodian General J&K issued directions to the Executive Engineer E.P J&K to get the land fenced immediately to avoid any encroachment / misuse and also come up with the proposal for optimum use of the land.

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