Army requisitions for 129 kanals of land at Pattan

KT NEWS SERVICE. Dated: 5/29/2020 11:33:53 PM

Busy with Covid pandemic, will look into matter: DC

SRINAGAR, May 29: The Army has requisitioned the district administration Baramulla to sell 129 kanal of lands to it at Tapperwari, Pattan in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district for accommodating soldiers, reports a local news agency, KNO.
According to the news agency, army has written to district administration Baramulla to sell 129 kanal land at Tapperewari, Pattan to it citing “some of its troopers are temporarily stationed there for some time now.”
Officials said the communication was made by 19 infantry division ordinance unit to district administration Baramulla. The official communiqué of army reads: “Some troops of this unit are temporarily in your land at Kareri high school, near Tapperwar village. Whether you (Baramulla administration) wish to sell land to the Indian army?” The army has sought reply by the May 30, 2020.
Meanwhile, the deputy commissioner Baramulla, Dr. GN Itoo on being contacted told KNO that "we are busy fighting COVID-19 for last three months. There can’t be any time dictation from army to me, still I will look into it”, he said.
The tehsildar concerned was unavailable for his comments on the same. Sub Divisional Magistrate Pattan told KNO, "I have no information about the same."



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