510 Kanal Prime land retrieved during anti-encroachment drive in Samba

SAMBA: District Administration Samba today carried out an Anti Encroachment Drive at Arazi, Samba block and retrieved 510 Kanal encroached prime land.

During the Anti-Encroachment Drive, Deputy Commissioner, Rohit Khajuria, personally oversaw the demolition operation and ensured fencing and demarcation of State land.

In the Anti Encroachment Drive, two JCB machines were pressed into the action and multiple concrete structures including khulas, boundary walls, sheds, pavements were demolished.

It was informed that the State land bearing khasra no. 44, measuring 510 Kanal, in the heart of the Samba town (Arazi, Samba) was encroached upon by the land grabbers. In addition to raising concrete structures on the state land, the land grabbers were also cultivating seasonal crops through daily labourers. The stamp duty of the said land is assessed to be Rs 7.50 lacs per kanal.

After the anti-encroachment drive, the entire state land on was demarcated and a sign board of ‘State Land’ was also installed at the site.

Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Jitender Mishra; Tehsildar Samba, Ram Pal; Naib Tehsildar, Saudagar Mal; besides a Police party and other staff of revenue and were present on the occasion.