Baramulla: Irrigation and Flood Control Department has asked people in Baramulla and Sopore to remove illegal encroachments over Jhelum river banks and other water bodies within the period of seven days, failing which strict action would be taken against the encroachers.
According to a notice, a copy of which lies with the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) people who have encroached over the Irrigation and Flood control (I&FC) land in the district have been asked to remove encroachments within seven days.
“If any person fails to remove the encroachment, the department would swung into action and people have to pay the charges of the same,” it said.
It reads that strict action under the law would be taken against the people who fail to remove illegal encroachments within a stipulated time.
A similar kind of notice has been issued for the general public by the department in Sopore sub-division as well.
As per officials separate eviction notices have been issued to residents across the district for the same—(KNO)
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