SHOPIAN, NOVEMBER 30, 2020: Tehsildar Shopian, Bilal Ahmed along with his team including Naib Tehsildar Shopian, GQs, Patwaries and municipal committee officers held an anti-encroachment drive against the encroachers of state land and the Roshni Beneficiaries in whose favour the allotments were made under Roshni Act 2007, in Tehsil Shopian.

Pertinently, in the past week, sixty kanals of State Land has been retrieved from the encroachers in the Tehsil. During the drive, a number of shops and other illegal constructions were demolished.

Meanwhile, Deputy Commissioner, Shopian, Choudhary Mohammad yasin, appreciated the efforts of the team and maintained that such drives would continue in the District. He said that the High court directions would be implemented in letter and spirit to get the encroached land along with the State Land allotted under Roshni Act, 2007 evicted fully.