102251kanals of EP land allotted to displaced persons of 1947 in Samba

KL Report

JAMMU

Revenue Minister (in charge) Tuesday, informed the J&K Legislative Council in session that in district Samba, an area of evacuees land measuring 102251 kanals and 08 Maralas has been allotted in favour of displaced persons of 1947 for their rehabilitation and evacuees land measuring 146283kanals, 06Maralas is under possession of local allotees as on date.

The minister was replying a question of MLC Noor Hussain. He said, “In district Jammu an area measuring 365159K-01M has been allotted to DPs of 1947 and evacuees land measuring 153159 kanals is with local allotees as on date. Various land deficiency cases of PoK DPs are also under process in the department.”

Moreover, an area of state land measuring 283000 kanals stands allotted to the displaced persons of 1947 in Jammu division.

Replying another question of Noor Hussain, the revenue minister said, “141774 K-07M is under unauthorized occupation of various individuals in Jammu division while evacuees land measuring 8049 K-14M is under illegal occupation in Kashmir division.” However, he added, no illegal construction on evacuees land is reportedly going on in Jammu and Samba districts.

The minister maintained that an area of evacuees land measuring 1001K-15 M has been retrieved from illegal occupation in Jammu, Samba, Ramban and Poonch districts and an area measuring 15K-18M at Indira Nagar Srinagar and evacuees land measuring 271K-09M in respect of other districts of Kashmir division has been retrieved from illegal occupation, during last two years.

He added, “The department has regularized the possession of evacuees land measuring 391K-09M in Jammu division and 141K-15M in Kashmir division, against payment of premium and ground rent in terms of the new policy framed by the department in order to generate revenue.”

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