On the direction of Deputy Commissioner, (DC) Samba, AnuradhaGupta, the District Administration Samba launched a massive anti-encroachment operation in district and evicted about 219 kanal State/Roshni land in different villages of the Border district.
A team of Revenue and Police Officers/Officials headed by Sub Divisional Magistrate Vijaypur Vinay Sharma conducted an anti-encroachment in village Palli, Kanda Madana, Rakh Barotia, Gurgaon Salathia and retrieved about 93 Kanal 13 Marla of Government land under Khasra No. 261, 1142, 931/840.
After the anti encroachment operation, the signage boards were also erected on the evicted land.
Similarly, anti-encroachment drives were also launched in the Samba division in village Pangwal, Nehari during which around 44 Kanal 01 Marla of State land was retrieved from the land grabbers by the team headed by ACR, Manu Hansa.
A Revenue team headed by SDM Ramkesh Sharma retrieved over 78 kanal 06 Marlaa land under khasra No. 5,7, 945/23, 946/23 from the encroachers at village Jatwal.
Speaking about the anti-encroachment drive undertaken to preserve Government land, the DC Samba said anti-encroachment drives will continue in all the parts of the district to retrieve entire State and Roshni land encroached by the land grabbers. She said involvement in land encroachments will be dealt sternly as per the law.