Union Minister Anurag Thakur. (File photograph)
The Jammu and Kashmir authorities has filed a assessment petition within the excessive courtroom in search of to differentiate between landless cultivators and rich land grabbers who had benefitted from the legislation which has been struck down.
- PTI Srinagar
- Last Updated: December 12, 2020, 19:50 IST
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Union Minister Anurag Thakur on Saturday expressed confidence that Jammu and Kashmir will get again 17,000 hectares of land that was grabbed via the Roshni Scheme, and motion might be taken in opposition to these concerned on this corruption. “Roshni Act has been struck down by High Court and (it) termed the act illegal and unconstitutional. It clearly defined why this act had been brought in…just to help a few big names whether in politics, business or bureaucracy, ” Thakur, who’s the BJP’s election in-charge for Jammu and Kashmir, advised reporters right here.
Thakur mentioned he was glad that the courtroom had taken an initiative and there was a good inquiry into it. “I am sure that 3.42 lakh kanal (17,000 hectares) of land will be returned to state of Jammu and Kashmir. There will be action against who were involved in the corrupt practice, ” he added.
The Jammu and Kashmir authorities has filed a assessment petition within the excessive courtroom in search of to differentiate between landless cultivators and rich land grabbers who had benefitted from the legislation which has been struck down. The petition will come up for listening to on December 16. Commenting on the continued District Development Council elections in Jammu and Kashmir, Thakur mentioned the individuals will resolve which half wins or loses.
“However, the response to the five phases of elections so far means that people have already ensured the victory of democracy. The important thing is that these polls have been free, fair and fear-free,” he mentioned. The union minister mentioned there have been makes an attempt the scare the individuals forward of the elections “but they (voters) were not scared. ” On abrogation of Article 370 and Article 35A, Thakur mentioned many individuals have benefited from it together with Scheduled Tribe communities comparable to Gorkhas and Valmikis and West Pakistan refugees.
“Even women of Jammu and Kashmir have got their rights now,” he added.