President, BWA, Sat Paul Lakhotra addressing media persons.
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JAMMU: Even as the old land tiller system has been abolished in the Jammu and Kashmir State with the implementation of the Pilot Revolutionary Land Reforms Act, yet the reports of the harassment of poor farmers are still pouring in.
An eighty year old widow Raji Devi resident of village Kapurpur, Tehsil R S Pura while speaking at a press conference here on Tuesday alleged that her land measuring 32 Kanals and 15 Marlas has been acquired illegally and fraudulently by one Sarban Kumar of the same locality.
The lady also alleged that she has been threatened by the land grabber that he would eliminate her if she approaches the legal authorities against him. The old lady also alleged that her standing crop worth thousands of rupees has several times been forcibly got cut by the said person and this time also he has got the rice planted forcibly. The concerned police station is maintaining silence as the land grabber is very influential and financially strong also. The J and K Batwal Welfare Association President and former MLA Sat Paul Lakhotra appealed to the State Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to intervene and direct the police and revenue authorities to take action to get her forcibly occupied land extricated from the clutches of the land grabber. Among others who participated in the press conference were IDAS Officer (retd) G.R.Kaith, Capt. Kamal Chand Motan, Sub. Maj. Thoru Ram Mandi, Sub. Narayan Dass Bassa, Hav. Des Raj Kaith, Naib Sarpanch Ram Lal Lakhotra, Swamy Raj Nand, Piara Lal Lakhotra and Bua Ditta Kaith.
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