Land belonging to Dalits encroached; Thasildar issues notice to 25 members
July 12, 2011
Dakshin Times Spl Correspondent Ganga Kallapally
Sullia : Revenue Department has issued a notice to 25 residents who
have illegally encroached the Government lands earmarked for the
This notice was isssued based on the complaint received by the dalits.
The dalits had submitted a complaint to the District Administration
and Civil Rights Enforcement Directorate stating that the government
land meant for them had been taken over illegally by people belonging
to other castes and religions and commercial complexes have also come
The revenue department, in its notices, has asked these people to
produce documents if any to prove their ownership on their holding, or
vacate the land within seven days.
Land measuring 7.3 acres in survey No. 276/1E1B located by the side of
the Gandhinagar school ground here, has been earmarked for scheduled
caste families. About 60 dalits live in this land at present. This
place is known as Navoor Colony, and residences of people from some
other communities and commercial complexes have also come up there.
The Tahsildar has also issued an order to collect relevant reports
from the taluk surveyor and revenue inspector and probe proper action
against illegal encraochers.
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