Ambika Sharma

Tribune Information Service

Solan, November 7

An inter-state dispute between Himachal and Haryana the place a Survey of India report had claimed that Himachal Pradesh had encroached upon some land belonging to the neighbouring state at Parwanoo, is awaiting decision for the final a couple of 12 months.

In a bid to settle this pending boundary dispute pertaining to the state’s gateway at Parwanoo, a joint spot inspection was performed by the officers of the income and forest departments and the report was despatched to the state authorities earlier this 12 months.

MHA analyzing problem

  • Varied workplaces of the Forest Division, a circuit home and a PWD relaxation home are located within the R-56 space
  • The state police barrier, forest barrier, barrier of the Excise and Taxation Division and workplaces of the assistant and junior engineers of the PWD are additionally on this forest land
  • The difficulty is being appeared into by the Union Ministry of Dwelling Affairs

As per this report, an examination of the income data of 1908-09 had revealed that the dividing line between Haryana and Himachal Pradesh has been proven within the form of a nullah in khasra quantity 332. This line divides Mouja Gumma of Himachal and Khera Sita Ram of Haryana and it has been entered in equal share of each states.

The report had additional identified that the proposed dividing line drawn by the Survey of India and reflecting pillars 11, 12, 13 and 14 within the unlawful possession of Himachal Pradesh shouldn’t be appropriate as per the income data of each the states. These pillars exist in R-56 space, which is reserve forest quantity 56 of Parwanoo Forest Vary and it’s therefore not accepted by the state.

Officers noticed that R-56 was measured throughout the forest settlement of 1937-38, when not one of the states was in existence. Therefore the problem of encroachment on the boundaries of Haryana was not relevant. The notification dated December 24, 1952, by the then Pepsu authorities and revealed on January 4, 1953, notifies that the diving line between the 2 states is Taksal Nallah Bridge and Kalka Shimla Highway and pillar quantity 13 is a boundary to mark current within the nallah.

Thus, the proposal of the Survey of India relating to the ridges being the diving line between the 2 states is wrong conserving in view the sphere place, factors the report accessed by The Tribune.

Varied workplaces of the state forest division, a circuit home and a PWD relaxation home are located within the R-56 space. In addition to, the state police barrier, state forest barrier, barrier of the excise and taxation division, and workplaces of the assistant and junior engineers of the state Public Works Division additionally exist on this forest land. All these workplaces are claimed to be in Haryana.

The difficulty is earlier than the Ministry of Dwelling Affairs which is analyzing its varied facets. Since a Survey of India report had proven some elements of the bordering areas in Haryana, a recent survey was received re-done on the idea of obtainable file. Its report was despatched to the federal government of Himachal Pradesh together with related paperwork just like the survey sheets for additional motion which was awaited.

Sub Divisional Justice of the Peace, Kasauli, Sanjeev Dhiman, when quizzed mentioned, “No info has been acquired about this problem from the union authorities after related info was despatched to them from the state authorities. The difficulty has additionally figured on the inter-state conferences with Haryana.”

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