Acting tough against the illegal encroachments, the District Administration Shopian has conducted massive anti-encroachment drives across the district in order to retrieve all State and Kahcharie land.
Various anti-encroachment drives were conducted today across the district in which land measuring more than 502 Kanals was freed from illegal encroachments, including from influential people.
The Land, retrieved from illegal encroachment since yesterday consisted of 47 kanals at village Haripora and 99 kanals at village Kadigam in Tehsil Barbugh, 31 Kanals in village Daramdora, Tehsil Keegam, 78 Kanals in village Kharwara, Tehsil Hermain, 101 Kanals in Mingipora, Tehsil Shopian, 44 Kanals in village Dragad Tehsil, Chittragam, 67 Kanals in village Zainapora Tehsil Zainapora and 35 Kanals in Berthipora of Tehsil Keller.
The drives were conducted under the supervision of Tehsildars of respective Tehsils.
More than 640 Kanals of land was retrieved since yesterday during these anti-encroachment drives.
The District Administration has passed directions to all Tehsildars for intensifying the anti- encroachment drives in the district for retrieval of all encroached state and kahcharie land.
Tehsildars of the district have been instructed to continue the drives till the entire encroached land is retrieved from the encroachers.