SRINAGAR: The District Administration Rajouri has launched a massive anti-encroachment drive in all Tehsils of the district and retrieved over 286875 Kanal and 14 Marlas encroached state land so far.
As per the eviction plan and on the directions of the Deputy Commissioner Rajouri, a series of anti-Encroachment drives have been conducted across the district in the past one month.
The teams of police and revenue officers/officials conducted drives in Rajouri, Darhal, Thanamandi, Nowshera, Qila Darhal, Sunderbani, Siot, Kalakote, Terayth, Beripatan, Manjakote, Moughla and Khawas .
The state land retrieved from the illegal occupants includes 7671 Kanal and 05 marla kacharai land and 279204 Kanal and 9 marlas of state land, including Roshni Land.
Deputy Commissioner, Vikas Kundal said anti-encroachment drives will continue in all the parts of the district till the entire encroached land was retrieved.
The revenue authorities have been directed to erect sign boards to earmark the land as state land, to avoid further encroachment.