Cholistan plots allotment: Four more panels to dispose of plaints.

BAHAWALPUR -- The Punjab government has constituted four more redressal committees to dispose of complaints of the Cholistani applicants at the earliest.

Earlier, four redressal committees were already functioning to hear the complaints of the Cholistani people and decide the same in respect of their claims for the allotment of land in the desert under the Punjab chief minister's package.

According to a gazette notification, the new redressal committees would be headed by Malik Muhammad Ramzan, retired additional commissioner, Asif Hayat Lodhi, retired director-general Parks and Horticulture Authority (PHA) Bahawalpur, Waseem Anwar Khan and Abdul Hamid Rehmani, retired assistant commissioners.

Dawn has learnt that presently the process for the allotment of over 14,000 plots was being conducted by the Cholistan Development Authority (CDA). As many as 25,000 applications after a thorough scrutiny out of total 60,0000 were selected on the basis of the government's set criteria of the...

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