Punjab

Army authorities fail to vacate encroached Defence land

Dilbag singh | June 08, 2019 11:21 AM
Punjab Tribune Bureau


NAKODAR: Even though government and private organizations have encroached upon hundreds of acres of Army land in Nakodar, the Army authorities have done nothing to get the land vacated.

As per records of the revenue department over 120 acres of prime land is registered in the name of the defence department.
The 2013-2014 revenue records say that the building on encroached land includes old judicial complex (12 kanals), PWD rest house and its offices (18 Kanals), civil hospital (36 kanals) and the shop constructed by the Municipal committee (6 kanals). Besides this, a police station in13kanal, a veterinary hospital in three kanals and much other government and private organizations have brazenly occupied defence land. Army authorities had informed Nakodar residents in a reply under the Right to Information Act (RTI Act) that a hundred
acres of Army land encroached upon by govt and private organization at Nakodar are not entered in the Military land register maintained by defense estates office, (DEO) Jalandhar circle. The matter is being taken up with the revenue authorizes at Nakodar to sort out the discrepancies between official records held with Tehsil office Nakodar and DEO office, Jalandhar Cantt to confirm the area of defense land which has been the encroachment by the govt and private organizations.
The authorities had said that after confirming the encroachment made by the government and private organization from the revenue authorities, the encroachments would be dealt with separately for their removal under the provisions of Public Premises (Eviction of unauthorized occupants) Act 1971.
Deputy Director of local bodies’ office Jalandhar said army
authorities have filed no case under PP act to vacate their land at
Nakodar.

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