Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Tahsildars to check encroachment of government land
BANGALORE, May 29, 2013
Taking serious note of encroachment of government land in different parts of the State, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday declared that the tahsildars of taluks would be held responsible for any encroachment of government land in their jurisdiction.
Briefing presspersons after his maiden meeting with the deputy commissioners of districts, chief executive officers of zilla panchayats and heads of the government departments, here, the Chief Minister directed the tahsildars to identify government land in their jurisdiction, conduct a survey of such lands, fence them and put up a board stating that the properly belonged to the government.
He asked them to take steps to recover the land encroached by land sharks.
He said the Cabinet would take a decision on the implementation of the A.T. Ramaswamy Committee that looked into encroachment of government lands in and around Bangalore.
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