‘315 Hectares of Waqf land encroached in Jammu’

‘315 Hectares of Waqf land encroached in Jammu’
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Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday said nearly 315 hectares of Waqf board land has been encroached in the region.
Around 315 hectare (6,300 kanals) of land belonging to Waqf board has been encroached by various individuals and government organisations in the region, Minister for Haj and Auqaf Abdul Rehman Veeri said in a written reply to the question of PDP member Firdous Ahmed Tak in the Legislative Council.
The eviction process under the Waqf Act has already been initiated against the private encroachers, he said, adding that some of the occupants have approached the court challenging the eviction notices.