Encroachments removed in Baramulla

Baramulla: In order to remove encroachments from government land and from the banks of river Jehlum the district administration here Saturday launched a drive against the violators and cut down thousands of trees at river banks from Kanispora to Peerniyan.
Officials of revenue department, flood control along with local police cut down thousands of poplar and other trees along the river banks.
Magistrate on duty Nayab Tehsildar Baramulla Gulam Mohammad Chopan said that the action was taken on the directions of High Court to to clear the river banks and other public lands from encroachments.
Encroachments were also removed from Kahcharai land in Panzipora village while department of revenue Baramulla ordered to clear the Khascharie land in Chakla area on which 40 residential houses have built.