Jammu & Kashmir

‘Remove illegal encroachments along water bodies within a week or face action’

A structure being demolished by revenue department officials in Main Chowk Shopian area of south Kashmir on January 27, 2023 as drive to demolish structures continues in JK.

Baramulla: Irrigation and Flood Control division in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district has asked residents to remove “illegal encroachments” over Jhelum river banks and other water bodies within the period of seven days, failing which strict action would be taken against the encroachers.

According to a notice, people who have allegedly encroached over the Irrigation and Flood control (I&FC) land in the district have been asked to remove “encroachments” within seven days.

“If any person fails to remove the encroachment, the department would swing into action and people have to pay the charges of the same”, it reads.

It reads strict action under the law would be taken against the people who fail to remove “illegal encroachments”.

As per officials separate eviction notices have been issued to residents across the district for the same.

Pertinently, drives to demolish structures built allegedly on ‘state land’ are being conducted across Jammu and Kashmir. (KNO)


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