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Co-ordination committee for Kamrup (M) district formed

GUWAHATI, May 17: It has been observed that weaker sections of the society are vulnerable to lose their land to the land grabbers. The victims file complaints of land grabbing or forceful occupation with the police or the Deputy Commissioner only in few cases praying for getting back their land. In most cases, the victims who are poor, aged, widows, physically ill persons cannot physically resist such acts of financially sound land grabbers or pursue through legal complications for justice.

As per a release, the Government has constituted a District Level Co-ordination Committee for Kamrup (Metro) district to facilitate and co-ordinate among the victims and the police and the district administration to facilitate quick disposal of such cases filed by victims. The committee members are, DC Kamrup (Metro) as the chairman, Addl. DC (Revenue) Kamrup (M) as member secretary, the members are Deputy Commissioner of Police (East Zone, West Zone, Central Zone & Crime Branch), Circle Officer (Azara, Chandrapur, Dispur, Guwahati and Sonapur circle) and government pleader, Kamrup (M).

The Committee shall ensure co-ordination between the police and district administration to facilitate early disposal of cases. It will facilitate prompt submission of the requisite reports by the concerned revenue authorities and review pendency of the cases on monthly basis. The Committee shall also provide necessary guidance and assistance to the victims.

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