Freed panchayat land in Sirhind again with encroachers : The Tribune India
Chandigarh, August 25
The Division of Rural Improvement and Panchayats patted its again for having cleared 9,000 acres of panchayat land of encroachments within the final 5 months, however it appears to have forgotten to care for the reclaimed land.
In some villages, vacated land is again within the possession of encroachers.
Probably the most obtrusive instance is of 417 acres at Chaleri Kalan village in Fatehgarh Sahib’s Sirhind block. With a lot fanfare, Minister for Rural Improvement and Panchayats Kuldeep Dhaliwal had made an announcement in Could that the land had been reclaimed.
It had been in unlawful possession of 63 households since 1904. The minister had claimed the panchayat land was vacated after 118 years and termed it one of many greatest achievements of his division. The minister himself visited the village to get the land vacated.
Sources say the District Improvement and Panchayat Officer, Fatehgarh Sahib, has ready a report relating to the reclaimed land that has been encroached upon once more. It has been claimed that the identical individuals, from whom the land was vacated, have sown paddy on it.
Senior functionaries of the division say the federal government has determined to go mushy on small encroachments and requested officers to go after massive land grabbers. That is the explanation not a lot effort was made to cease the reoccupation of Chaleri Kalan land, they are saying.
Two days in the past, Dhaliwal had introduced that about 9,000 acres of panchayat land had been free of encroachers in 5 months.
Quickly after coming to energy, the AAP authorities had launched a marketing campaign to free panchayat land from unlawful possession. Considerably, earlier than the paddy season, the division’s drive to take away encroachments was in full swing as a big tract of the land was mendacity idle.
On July 29, Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann had supervised a authorities drive to take possession of two,828 acres of illegally occupied prime land value Rs 350 crore in Majri block of Mohali district from 15 influential individuals, together with sons of Sangrur MP Simranjit Singh Mann and former minister Gurpreet Singh Kangar.
Even this land has been caught up in authorized wrangling because the courtroom has ordered established order on the matter.
The federal government in addition to “encroachers” declare the land is of their possession.
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Sources say the District Improvement and Panchayat Officer, Fatehgarh Sahib, has ready a report relating to the reclaimed lands which were encroached upon once more. It has been claimed that the identical individuals, from whom the land in Chaleri Kakan village was vacated, have sown paddy on it. The land was in unlawful possession since 1904.