Veeresh Pandey, Lucknow: UP CM Yogi Adityanath has decided finish the notorious land mafia of the state by announcing the setting up of an 'anti-land mafia task force'. The primary task of this force would be to get the public and private lands vacated from illegal possession.
The task force will first identigy the lands under illegal possession and then get them vacated. The best part of the scheme is that even an individual can get his/her landed vacated. The decision was taken at the Cabinet meeting here on Tuesday.
Taking a tough stand on construction of temples and 'mazars' on roads. Briefing about the decision, the government spokesperson said that government will ensure that public lands were not illegally occupied on the pretext of setting up religious places.
For common people to register complaints about illegal occupation, the state government has launched an on line portal.