PR land still encroached upon in Multan.

BAHAWALPUR -- Over 2,236 acres of railway land is still under illegal occupation in PR's Multan Division for residential, commercial and agriculture purposes, the National Assembly Standing Committee on Railways was informed here on Thursday.

The committee headed by MNA Muhammad Moeen Wattoo met in the committee room of the PR's Multan Division superintendent and repeated its earlier direction that encroachment on railways land for commercial purposes should be vacated by using all means. It again asked the Ministry of Railways, Director-General, Property and Land and legal directorate to approach the higher courts for vacation of stay orders.

The Multan DS informed the meeting that during the year 2021-22, over 24 acres of land including 9.10 acres commercial was retrieved from land grabbers. He said the Ministry of Railways had given two and half months time to all divisions of railways to vacate the encroached land. On the report...

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