District Administration sounds caution against unauthorized activities of encroachment

Port Blair, Feb 09: The District Administration, South Andaman as part of its zero tolerance policy towards encroachment on government land and in pursuance to its continuous effort for slashing the list of encroachers has cautioned general public to refrain from unauthorized activities of encroachment, including in buying and selling at encroached land.

In its effort, the District Administration is presently conducting massive drive to remove illegal encroachments. In one such Eviction Drive conducted on Wednesda in the village of Garacharma by the Encroachment Eviction team regimented by the Tehsildar, Port Blair, Mr. Govind Lal and lead by Mr. T. Johnson, In-charge Encroachment Eviction Drive and managed by area Patwari and supporting staff has removed 15 nos. Hutments and around 4500 Sq.mtrs. of Government land has been re-stored and stern/criminal actions are also being taking against the above encroachers.

Apart from the above, another Eviction Drive was conducted on 08.02.2018 in the village of Brichgunj by the same Encroachment Eviction team, whereby, a stretch of 300 mtrs. length of Govt. Road has been cleared from encroachment and restored to its original position.

All those involved in encouraging infringement and encroachment on Government land and doing illegal activities are hereby cautioned to abstain from such acts, failing which, stern and criminal proceedings shall also be initiated against them henceforth.

The general public has been cautioned to refrain from such unauthorized activities and encroachments, including buying and selling encroached land. In case of any violation found, stringent action will be taken. The general public may inform the District Control Room on toll free Telephone No.1070. Regarding any encroachment upon Govt. revenue land as well as common and set apart for special purpose.

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