Achagoza, Bamnoo declared separate revenue villages

According to the order, the new revenue village of Achagoza shall comprise 4154 kanals of land area while the village Bamnoo shall comprise 2782 kanals of land area.

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Srinagar, Publish Date: Nov 15 2017 12:56AM | Updated Date: Nov 15 2017 12:56AM

Fulfilling the long-pending demand of the locals, the Government today ordered bifurcation of Achagoza-Bamnoo hamlet in Rajpora constituency of district Pulwama as separate revenue villages of Achagoza and Bamnoo.

"In exercise of the powers conferred by Section-3 (1) (c) of the J&K Land Revenue Act Samvat-1996, sanction is hereby accorded to the bifurcation of Revenue Village Achagoza-Bamnoo into revenue villages Achagoza and Bamnoo,” said an order issued by the Commissioner Secretary to the Government, Revenue Department.

According to the order, the new revenue village of Achagoza shall comprise 4154 kanals of land area while the village Bamnoo shall comprise 2782 kanals of land area.

The order said that separate Record of Rights shall be prepared for the new villages while the inhabitants of the new villages shall continue to have joint rights over the Kahcharai land and other common lands like pathways, roads, irrigation channels, springs, drinking water etc as were being enjoyed by them traditionally prior to the carving out of the new villages.

The bifurcation of these villages has been done on the initiative of Minister for Finance, Dr Haseeb Drabu, who represents the Rajpora constituency in the State Legislature.