Land mafia active in Ramban, encroaches land belonging to school

Encroachment of government land by locals in Ramban has alarmed district administration which is now mulling to take action against land mafia involved in these murky affairs.
In one such a glaring example, land of Government City Middle School Ramban measuring 2 kanals and 1 Marla under khasra number 463 has been illegally encroached by the people residing in the surrounding of the school. According to the school headmaster Trilok Singh, around 4 Marlas of the school land has been illegally occupied by the people.
Not only this, they have made private path crossing inside the school to reach their houses adding that our woe does not end here but people have destroyed the boundary walls which pose threat to safety and security of the school. He disclosed number of theft incidents occurred in the schools in which three set of computers and 2 LPG cylinders besides many other things had been stolen.
Sources said that if the cases of encroachment and theft have easy access in this school located under the nose of Zonal Education Office (ZEO) Ramban where Chief Education Office (CEO) Ramban was camping earlier, what would be the condition of other government schools located in remote areas.
Sources further said that if nothing is done urgently, government schools would turn into private homes and business premises by individuals. “The school management has lodged FIR in this regard in concerned police station but till date police is unable to resolve the case,” added headmaster. “The Chief Education Officer (CEO) Ramban has filed written complaints many times about such incidents to the district administration, but no action has been initiated yet” he shared.
The people residing in the surroundings of the school frequently disturb the teaching learning process of the school and affect the studies to a large extent. When contacted. District Development Commissioner (DDC) Ramban Mohammad Aijaz Assad said that he is unaware of any such issues yet he instructed (CEO) Ramban and Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Ramban to curb this menace and take
necessary action.

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