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Anti-encroachment drive against those who encroached state land misusing power: DC Jammu

JAMMU: In view of protest triggered when the District Administration was conducting an Anti encroachment drive in Malik Market on Saturday evening, Deputy Commissioner Jammu Avny Lavasa assured the people that no residence or small commercial shops on which livelihood of families is dependent will be distributed during Anti-encroachment drive.

"It is a pro people drive and only against those people who has encroached state land for vested interest by misusing their power," said Lavasa.

The Deputy Commissioner clarified that the action was taken by District Administration after the prominent showroom was issued notice and it failed to submit any justification in stipulated time frame.

She said that the action is taken for the benefit of people and the land retrieved will be used for public interest activities.

The Deputy Commissioner said that the law and order situation is under control and appealed to the people to corporate with administration for their own benefit.

She again assured that no residence or small commercial unit will be affected by the anti encroachment drive.


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