Senior Congress Leaders and former Minister Taj Mohi U Din Thursday said that J&K Special Tribunal has set aside an order of DFO dated 22nd of December 2016 for eviction of land measuring 26 Kanals in Sedow in Shopian district.Stating that he stands vindicated, Taj said that the J&K Special Tribunal on 30th May 2017 set aside an order of DFO dated 22nd of December 2016 for eviction of land measuring 26 Kanals.Commenting on the 15h Page Judgement of J&K Special Tribunal, Taj Mohd U Din said that an appeal was filed before the J&K Special Tribunal, which took cognizance of the matter and issued said order in a comprehensive 15th Page judgement.“The Special Tribunal perused the record and found that the Forest department does not have any relevant record of the demarcation if ever done in 1975. This record was produced by the Forest Department which avoided for a long time to appear before the Special Tribunal and submitted the record that mentions they never had the record,” he said.
Hitting out at the Forest Department, Senior Congress Leader said the then DFO Shopian and DFO demarcation manipulated and convinced the Vigilance Department that the Forest land which it was informed. The revenue department had always maintained that 10 Kanals of State land which the Forest Department claims is Forest land was State land and he (Taj Mohi U Din) was entitled under Roshni Act and they had cleared the application under Roshni Act.Mentioning that It will not be out of place to mention that Nishan Delhi by the Revenue Department was conducted by the Special Team appointed by the Deputy Commissioner Shopian, he said the Team concluded that the 26Kanals of land as claimed by Forest Department is under the Forest Land. The DFO Demarcation on behest of the political boss manipulated this and without showing any record to Vigilance Department he claimed. The Vigilance also did not examine the record which was also not available and ignored the report of sub-committee set up by the Deputy Commissioner.“The Special Tribunal has cleared me of false and frivolous charge and I propose to take legation action against then DFO Demarcation Srinagar and DFO Shopian. I may go for the criminal defamation or civil defamation against DFO Demarcation and DFO Shopian who initiated action on the behest of their political boss (Minister concerned) hatched a conspiracy to defame me in public,” Taj said. (KNS)?