Former Cong minister, Block Inspector, Govt employees figure in Roshni land grabbers’ list
Rs 25 lakh Cr Roshni Land Scam
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JAMMU: Name of former Congress minister Prem Sagar, PHE employees, Inspectors in Block Office in District Kathua figure among the beneficiaries of Roshni Act.
Former Minister Prem Sagar, son of Tulla Ram, resident of Basohli, is in possession of land at four spots in Plahi village in District Kathua. 2 kanals and 10 marlas under khasra number 1805/1532/1144; 10 marla under khasra number 1449/1148; 14 marla under mutation number 1450/1448; 14 kanals at khasra number 1451/1445/1198.
Kapoor Singh Inspector in Block Office is in possession of two piece-one kanal and one marla at Chak Gota and another piece of land measuring 10 marlas.
Here it is relevant to mention that the Jammu and Kashmir administration has disclosed the details of government land in Jammu and Kashmir that has been allegedly encroached.
The J&K administration has issued list of occupants following a J&K High Court order. The list also mentioned the Jammu residence of former J&K Chief ministers Farooq Abdullah and Omar Abdullah, as having encroached on forest land owned by the government, NC offices in Jammu and Srinagar on illegal land.
The J&K High Court in an order on October 9 had directed that details of “State land in unauthorised occupation” shall be disclosed on the government’s website, along with the names of the beneficiaries under the Roshni Act that was scrapped by the High Court. The beneficiaries under the Act included former Chief Ministers, the then state ministers, retired police, civil servants and politicians.