Illegal sumo stand sealed in Anantnag

Illegal sumo stand sealed in Anantnag


6 kanal state land handed over to Cooperative deptt



Srinagar, May 15 : A joint of team of Revenue, Police and Cooperative departments headed by Sub Divisional Magistrate, Bijbehara on Wednesday sealed an illegal sumo stand at Srigufwara area of Anantnag district.

Some sumo drivers had occupied the land belonging to Cooperative department at main Srigufwara market some six months back and had established a sumo stand at the state land, Sub Divisional Magistrate Bijbehara Abdul Rashid Das told.

He said that 6 kanals of land belonging to State Cooperative department was retrieved from the encroachers.

The land valuing around 4 crore rupees was retrieved and handed over to Cooperative department, he added.

The locals have appreciated the action of the team and asked them to remove all structures constructed illegally on the state land.

Two other structures, constructed illegally on the state land, were also demolished by the team. (GNS)

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