As per the Tribal Welfare Department’s data, a total of 53,022 cases have been booked so far concerning 2,08,512 acres, of which 52,075 cases covering 2,05,431 acres have been disposed of.
On Monday night, Basha and family members consumed pesticide to end their lives and were rushed to a hospital in Chagalamarri.
Sources said, in the last 15 years, the land mafia has become increasingly active and encroached on government land in and around Kujang and Paradip.
The villagers allege the real encroachers are being shielded while poor families protecting the land from tresspassers, are being made scapegoats.
As many as 1,417 eligible beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) are yet to be given land by the State government for building the houses allotted to them back in 2017.
How is it possible to encroach jungle land without the knowledge of forest officials, questions Congress leader Pradeep Majhi.
According to sources, the Revenue Department officials have decided to invite land administration department officials to the meeting to chalk out plans to prevent encroachments.
Meanwhile, Pastor council member and lawyer John Thomas claimed the church never received any notice.
Some TRS leaders who wanted to meet the former Minister skipped the meeting upon learning about Rajender being under the surveillance of the Intelligence department.
The officers are working on identifying the boundaries of endowment lands using Differential Global Positioning System for improved location accuracy.
Ironically, the probe orders came even as the former minister was explaining to the media how hollow the allegations, reported in TRS mouthpieces -- Namasthe Telangana and Telangana Today, were.
Despite repeated reminders, the State government has failed to submit the report and the case is being adjourned from time to time since 2019.
Life and times of Kerala political heavyweight Thomas Chandy: The key accused in Alappuzha land encroachment
With three Assembly elections to his credit, the public life of the political heavyweight from Kuttanad Thomas Chandy alias Kuwait Chandy was always disparate, albeit controversial.
Kerala transport minister Thomas Chandy quits, but will he be taken back if 'cleared' of land encroachment charges?
The resignation comes a day after the Kerala High Court dismissed Chandy's petition challenging a report of the Alappuzha district collector on alleged encroachments by a company in which he has stake
The opposition -- the Congress-led UDF and the BJP -- have been demanding Chandy's resignation over the controversy and Vijayan is expected to take the final call.