SRINAGAR: Continuing its anti encroachment drive to retrieve the State/Kahchari land from the land grabbers in District Srinagar, the District Administration on the directions of Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar Mohammad Aijaz, today launched a major anti-encroachment drive in various parts of the District and retrieved over 200 Kanal of State land worth crores of rupees.
The Revenue Officers/Officials headed by respective Tehsildars of Srinagar District conducted an anti-encroachment drive in the Tehsils of Pantha Chowk, Harwan and South Srinagar.
The major chunk of 113 kanals of state land was retrieved by demolition of wire fencing and concrete walls at Zawoora in Panthachowk Tehsil. While another patch of 70 kanals of land was retrieved at Saidpora bala.
Speaking about the preservation of Government land, the Deputy Commissioner Srinagar said anti-encroachment drives will continue in all the parts of the district to retrieve entire State and Kahcharai lands encroached by the land grabbers. He said involvement in land encroachment will be dealt with sternly as per the law.