SAMBA, MARCH 13: District administration, Samba today carried out an anti encroachment drive at village Pehkri, Tehsil Vijaypur, and demolished Anand Farms, The Banquet Hall raised over state land.
Giving details of exercise the concerned officers informed that 15 Kanals of prime state land adjoining the National Highway 44 worth crores was encroached upon and an illegal banquet hall was operating under the proprietary Anand Farms. The Revenue Department after due verification submitted the report to Deputy Commissioner, Samba and carried out anti encroachment drive.
During the exercise, 05 JCB machines were pressed into the service and various structures on the encroached land were demolished including main entrance gate, boundary walls, Banquet Hall, multiple rooms, parking area and other concrete structures.
The encroachment drive was carried out by a joint team of revenue and police officers headed by Sub Divisional Magistrate, Vijaypur C P Kotwal, besides Tehsildar Samba, Avtar Jasrotia was also present.