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Over 100,000 squatters on state land

8 February 2010 11:41 am - 9     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Almost 120,000 families have illegally occupied land plots on government sanctuaries, forests reserves and unoccupied land, Commissioner General of the Land Commissioner General's Department S.B.A.B Boralasa told Daily Mirror online.

He added that some families have been occupying the land illegally for more than 10 years and that plans were in place to relocate them to new areas with the help of the Divisional secretariats. (ISA)

  Comments - 9

  • Monday, 08 February 2010 12:20 PM

    This is nothing new. The whole country knows these so called illegal occupations are all with top political patronage for their supporters to get the votes.

    Monday, 08 February 2010 12:36 PM

    No problem... State Land belongs to Public !.

    Monday, 08 February 2010 12:39 PM

    They can be officially given this land under some scheme like "Nikam Idam" before the election. That would further strengthen the vote base!

    Monday, 08 February 2010 01:12 PM

    Commissioner General of the Land must be suddenly awaken from 10 years deep sleep....funny ministries....

    Monday, 08 February 2010 01:17 PM

    It is not only state lands, even private properties are encroached by people under the patronage of lumpen politicians. The country has gone to the dogs!

    Monday, 08 February 2010 01:23 PM

    Capture it... before politicos Loot it !

    Monday, 08 February 2010 01:38 PM

    What about the Kings & clan occuping seaside lans in the Eastern Shores?????????????????

    Monday, 08 February 2010 01:44 PM

    These are the types of officials and politicians running this country all these years. What good we can expect from in the years to come. them

    Monday, 08 February 2010 03:58 PM

    Hi, don't you know that we have so many sleeping beauties.
    They wake up only once in 10 years.

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