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Protest against removal of encroachment, two in custody
The protest started after a team of revenue officials led by Banihal Tehsildar Imtiyaz Ahmed served notices to the shop owners on Saturday. These stores mostly include pharmacies and clinical laboratories. Officials reported that shopkeepers and local residents staged a sit-in at the tourist hostel, however, a police contingent raided the protesters around midnight and killed two sarpanches – Mohd Ilyas Wani of the Democratic Azad Party (DAP) and Qaiser Hamid Sheikh of the Congress. Was taken into preventive custody.
Two shops demolished in Banihal
Additional security personnel were deployed across the city on Sunday morning and notified shops were sealed, while two were demolished. The shops that were sealed include 22 pharmacies, nine clinical laboratories and five optical shops, officials said. The Tehsildar said that shops have been built on the encroached government land for years and they have been handed over to the municipality Banihal after being sealed under the purview of the law.
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Administration claims – 40 percent encroachment removed
He said that eight marlas of government land illegally occupied by a private school has been taken back during the campaign and 40 percent encroachment has been removed so far. Parvez Hamid Sheikh, president of Banihal’s business board, urged the district administration to look into the plight of the poor shopkeepers as they have been deprived of their livelihood. Shaikh said that we are thankful to the administration for giving sufficient time to the shopkeepers to vacate their shops which were not broken into. He said that more than 300 people have become jobless due to the closure of about 50 shops. He said that we appeal to the government to give back the possession of the shops to their owners at the earliest keeping in view the plight of the poor shopkeepers and their dependents.
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