NEW DELHI: The Union ministry of home affairs has transferred south district magistrate Amjad Tak to Mizoram .
The bungalow may probably be turned into an old age home.
Land mafia had constructed bungalows, illegal structures, parking sheds, boundary walls and farmhouses on gram sabha and forest land four times the size of President’s Estate.The transfer comes four days after a public notice was issued by the south district administration on action against massive encroachment of land in Asola, Shahurpur and Dera Mandi villages.
A 2005-batch AGMUT cadre IAS officer, Tak Jis also the excise commissioner of Delhi.Tak has been in the news for retrieving around 2,600 bighas of land in Mehrauli, Asola, Bhatti, Dera Mandi, Ayanagar, Tughalaqabad and several other villages allegedly occupied by powerful religious sects, politicians, self-styled godmen, influential businessmen, etc through anti-encroachment drives.
He took over as the south DM in October 2016.While a majority of the forest land freed from encroachers was handed over to the forest department, a 71-bigha patch, which was freed in April this year, was handed over to the gram sabha for the construction of a Delhi University girls’ college, a senior secondary school, an animal husbandry hospital, a DJB sewage treatment plant, a community centre, a park and road.
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