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Eviction Drive on illegally occupied Railway Lands in Golaghat



Golaghat: The Railway Department of Golaghat District Administration carried out eviction drive at Furkating against illegal encroachment on Railway Land.

Railway Department with the help of Golaghat Administration carried out a massive eviction drive at Furkating railway land on Monday.

As per a report, the Railway Department served notices on several occasion to the family members who illegally captured the railway land at Furkating Railway Station.  As many as 120 families illegally occupying the railway land for the last couple of years.

Police personnel and one hundred fifty CRPF personnel were deployed at the eviction site. Around 109 families were evicted from encroached land.

It is to be noted that illegal activities like drug paddling and other criminal activities in the area has also reportedly increased since last couple of years.


Encroachment is a situation in real estate where a property owner violates the property rights of his neighbor by building on or extending a structure to the neighbor’s land or property. Encroachment can be a problem along property lines when a property owner is not aware of his property boundaries or intentionally chooses to violate his neighbor’s boundaries.

Encroachment brings about a violation of the property rights of the affected property owner. When a property owner trespasses on to his or her neighbor’s property, he/she is said to be encroaching on the neighbor’s property. Trespassing occurs when the property owner enters the grounds of the neighbor or builds a structure that extends past the lawful boundaries that separate both properties. For example, building a fence or retaining wall that crosses property lines, or having a hedge overgrows or a tree limb extends beyond property limits could be seen as encroachment.

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