Pakistan Railway Multan To Retrieve 264 Acres From Land Mafia

MULTAN, (Muzaffargarh.City – 10th Jan, 2019 ) :Railway Multan division has started operation to retrieve 264 acre land of the division from grabbers including 107 acre agriculture, 21 acre commercial and 136 acre residential land.

According to record of Railway Multan Division, out of total of 38000 acre land of the PR division some 29000 acres were being used for operational matters, 500 acres for railway’s residential colonies, 110 acres were used for agriculture, whereas “Kachi Abaadi” sprawled over some 138 acres.Also 1600 acre land was vacant, while 5000 acres were given on lease.

More than 264 acre land was still occupied by land grabbers including 4.24 acre in Multan, 39.89 acre in Khanewal, 14.77 acre in Jhang, 64.83 acre in Muzaffargarh, 44.24 acre in Dera Ghazi Khan, 10.

26 acre in Rajanpur, 36.12 acre in Lodhran, 17.50 acre in Sama Satha, 5.45 acre in Pakpattan, 8.88 acre in Sheikh Wahin, 3.22 acre in Bhakkar and 15.57 acre land in Bahawalnager district.

Official sources informed that minimum land had been retrieved during the previous governments due various issues, however, the incumbent government was paying special focus on the issue. Special teams were formed by the administration to retrieve land from land grabbers as per directions of Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed.

Various operations were launched during the last two tothree months in which vast land was retrieved from grabbers. The officials sources said that entire land of Railways would be retrieved from grabbers and operation would continue without any discrimination.