Jammu & Kashmir

Mehbooba, 7 former legislators asked to vacate Govt quarters in Anantnag

Mehbooba Mufti. [File Photo]

Anantnag: The authorities have asked former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti, and seven other former legislators and one municipal councillor to vacate government quarters in the Housing Colony Khanabal area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district.

An official said that Mehbooba Mufti and 3 other former legislators were served eviction notice by Executive Magistrate (1st Class) Anantnag on Saturday on the directions of deputy commissioner Anantnag.

He said the occupants of government quarter number 1, 4, 6 and 7, which belong to ex-MLA Mohammad Altaf Wani, ex-MLA Abdul Rahim Rather, ex-MLA Abdul Majeed Bhat and former CM Mehbooba Mufti respectively have been asked to vacate within 24 hours.

Others who have also been asked to vacate government quarters include ex-MLA Altaf Shah Alias Kalo, ex-MLC Bashir Shah alias Veeri, ex-MLC Choudhary Nizamuddin, ex-MLA Abdul Kabir Pathan and MC councillor Sheikh Mohiuddin.

The government quarters are located at the Housing Colony Khanabal and the occupants have been warned of action under law if they fail to vacate the premises within the stipulated time. (KNO)

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