The Delhi government on Friday directed its officials to launch a crackdown on encroachers and said that land owning authorities will be held responsible if they fail to protect their land.
A fortnight after Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Clean India campaign, the authorities here have warned that action would be taken against encroachers and garbage dumpers in this Taj city.
The police have arrested 37 people suspected to be encroachers and seized a vehicle on Monday along the Assam-Nagaland border in Assam`s Karbi Anglong district.
A total of 4400 hectares of forest land in Kerala is still in the hands of encroachers, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy told the Assembly today.
Agra citizens demanded firm and drastic action against encroachers who were threatening the survival of historical buildings.
A 150-year-old Mahal built by the
Dogra kings in Jammu and Kashmir has suffered "heavy damage"
due to encroachment.
All types of construction in
gram sabha land across the country are illegal as the land is
meant for common public purposes, the Supreme Court has ruled.
The Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday
said it would not tolerate encroachment of forest land and
constituted a committee to check the menace.
Air Force has asked the Arunachal
Pradesh government to take steps against encroachments at
eight unused Advanced Landing Grounds (ALGs), recently taken
over by the Defence Ministry for their revival.
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