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Chandigarh, Could 23

The Punjab Authorities will proceed its drive to take away unlawful occupants from panchayat land. Sharing info after a gathering with 23 farm unions right here in the present day, Rural Growth and Panchayats Minister Kuldeep Dhaliwal mentioned the pursuits of poor and small farmers could be protected.

Progress to date

2,600 acres from the place unlawful occupation eliminated

8,000 acres for which paperwork accomplished

Govt to type Panel

The federal government has agreed to type a nine-member committee to look into the authorized rights of cultivators on widespread lands, whose possession shouldn’t be of their names. — Dr Darshan Pal, Krantikari Kisan Union

Industrial land subsequent

After June 10, a marketing campaign might be launched to take away unlawful occupants from business panchayat land. Paperwork was being accomplished. — Kuldeep Dhaliwal, Panchayats Minister

The federal government was eradicating unlawful occupants from the panchayat land after finishing the authorized course of, he mentioned. The minister made it clear no homes could be demolished.

On the request of farm leaders, Dhaliwal issued instructions to division officers to make sure a 15-day discover was served earlier than unlawful encroachments have been eliminated. He additional mentioned if unlawful occupiers needed to current paperwork to assist their declare, they may give these to the District Growth and Panchayat Officer involved and these could be completely examined.

Dhaliwal mentioned an attraction by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann to relinquish unlawful possession of panchayat land had been well-received.

After a consensus with farmer leaders, the minister mentioned individuals may voluntarily relinquish possession of panchayat land by June 30, after which motion could be initiated. The minister clarified after the land was free of unlawful occupation, precedence was being given to rapid occupiers whereas leasing it out for agricultural functions.

To this point paperwork had been accomplished to take away unlawful occupants from 8,000 acres. The squatters had already misplaced circumstances in courts. He additional mentioned to date unlawful occupation of two,600 acres had been launched. Dhaliwal assured the delegation of safeguarding the pursuits of small and poor farmers. He mentioned a nine-member joint committee of presidency officers and representatives of farm unions could be fashioned to establish farmers who had made barren land cultivable. To offer reduction in such circumstances, if required, the matter could be taken up within the Punjab Vidhan Sabha.

The minister mentioned after June 10, a marketing campaign could be launched to take away unlawful occupants from the business panchayat land. The paperwork was being accomplished on this regard. He mentioned the marketing campaign could be launched in villages adjoining huge cities similar to Mohali, Ludhiana, Amritsar and Jalandhar.

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