Despite ban, Illegal construction rampant on agricultural land in Srinagar outskits
Srinagar: Self-propelled elements carrying influence of Governor rule are using hundreds of hectares of fertile agrcultural land for constructional purposes in Pratapgadh, Amargadh, and Panzi Nahra areas of district Baramulla and Bandipora, just 10 Km away from Srinagar .Besides the total ban on the construction on agricultural land by the court, number of the trucks are plying in the area for filling the agricultural land.
Residents of the appeals the chief Justice of the high court to intervene into the matter and bring the culprits who did not follow the court orders.
Pertinently, the order was issued by the high court to stop construction on the agricultural but unfortunately, some self-determination persons are taking advantage of the situation and are constantly filling agricultural and rice lands for construction purposes.
As per locals, “a vast fertile area located near shaltang road in Panzi Nahra has been converted into concrete colony under a project and yet again a new project of construction is being started. It has become possible due to lack of administration and non-focusness government.” (KNB)