‘9770 acres of govt land grabbed in Udhampur’



Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Sunday said as many as 9770 acres (78162 kanals) of land in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir was under illegal occupation of individuals and land grabbers.

In written reply to an RTI plea of Raman Sharma, the district administration said in 4 Tehsil of Udhampur district, government land belonging to the Revenue Department measuring 78162 kanal and 14 marlas (9770 Acres) out of total 645982 Kanal and 06 marlas (80747 Acres) was under illegal occupation of individuals and land grabbers.

The 650-page reply signed by the the Additional Deputy Commisisoner(Udhampur) said the estimated value of the occupied land was Rs 156,32,68,000 (at the aggreagte rate of Rs.20,000/kanal), the RTI reply said.

PTI