31.2 ha of encroached forest land retrieved in Anantnag

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Anantnag, Nov 19: As part of its anti-encroachment drive, the DFO Anantnag Forest Division has retrieved 31.20 hectare of encroached forest land from land grabbers during the current year.
The DFO revealed that out of 31.20 ha of retrieved land, 4.95 ha has been retrieved last week. The major portion of this evicted land will be brought under fencing and plantation under various schemes. The remaining area under encroachment will also be vacated in the coming days as the anti-encroachment squads have already been formulated in the Ranges of Anantnag Forest Division.
The issue stands also discussed with Deputy Commissioner Anantnag and SSP Anantnag who have assured to render their full cooperation and assistance during the eviction drive.