Jammu & Kashmir

52 kanals of ‘state land’ retrieved in Srinagar, say officials

A structure bulldozed by Revenue Department officials of Srinagar as demolition drive continues across JK. [FPK Photo/ Umar Farooq]

Srinagar: The authorities on Tuesday retrieved 52 kanals state land in Srinagar, officials said.

Tehsildar South Moin Kakroo told the news agency Kashmir News Observer that 40 kanals “state land illegally occupied” by Nedous Hotel owner has been retrieved at M A Road here while 12 kanals state land was retrieved at Karan Nagar.

He added that a total of 52 kanals state land has been retrieved today by the revenue department.

Pertinently, the administration has started anti-encroachment drive across JK in a bid to retrieve the “state land and Kahcharai land from the illegal occupants, especially the Highly influential people”.

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