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Encroachment of  Government land alleged

Encroachment of Government land alleged

Public have alleged that the land belonging to Public Works Department in Valluvar Nagar area of SemmananthamPanchayat in Yercaud, Salem District has been encroached.


According to theagrieved people, some people from the same village had built huts and lived on this land bearing survey number 13/9  some years ago. 

The authorities demolished some of the houses saying it was encroachment.The officials put up a notice board saying that the place concerned belongs to the Public Works Department and no one should encroach on it.


Later a noted financier  from Salem, has bought an estate in Semmanatham area and has also built a concrete house at that place. He has encroached a part of this house on the land belonging to the Public Works Department and built a wall on it, said the people.


In this regard, the residents from Semmanattam area filed a complaint in YercaudThasildhar’soffice. But the officials reportedly refused to accept the complaint. Following this some people from this area have filed a complaint at the Salem District Collectorate.