Punjab

DDPO fails to remove encroachment in five villages

Dilbag Singh | July 20, 2019 12:42 PM

 

NURMAHAL

 District development and Panchayat officer (DDPO) Jalandhar has failed to remove encroachments in five villages of Jalandhar district as directed by the department.

The Punjab Rural Development and Panchayat Department in December 2017 had directed district development and Panchayat officer (DDPO) Jalandhar to remove encroachment in five villages of Jalandhar district.

In an official communication to DDPO, deputy director had forwarded complaints received from residents of Bhandal Himmat village, Baina Pur village in Nurmahal block, gram panchayat Chakral village in Jalandhar west block, residents of Usmaanpur village in Jalandhar tehsil and residents of Kakar Kalan village in Shahkot block.

Deputy Director had said that act under Punjab Village Common Land Regulation Act1961 to remove encroachment from common land by conducting fresh demarcation and sent reports to this office.

Residents of Baina Pur village said that a common passage remains encroached.

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