GUWAHATI, June 1 - A district level committee has been formed in Kamrup (M) district to coordinate with the victims of land grabbers and police and district administration and facilitate quick disposal of land grabbing cases filed by victims.
�It has been observed that weaker sections of society are vulnerable to lose their land to land grabbers. The victims file complaints of land grabbing or forceful occupation with the police or the Deputy Commissioner only in few cases praying for getting back their land,� an official release stated.
The committee will be headed by the Deputy Commissioner as chairman, ADC (Revenue) as Member Secretary, DCPs of East, West, Central zones and Crime Branch, circle officers of Azara, Chandrapur, Dispur, Sonapur and Guwahati revenue circles and the Government Pleader (Kamrup Metro) as Members.
�The committee will sit once a month to review the land grabbing cases in the district. The ADC (Rev) as Member Secretary will convene the meetings on a regular basis. A circle-level coordination committee will be constituted for prompt disposal of land grabbing cases in respective revenue circles. The circle level committee shall also sit every month on or before 25th of the month to review the pending cases filed by the victims. The Circle Officer shall designate one responsible staff as coordinator of land grabbing cases. He will coordinate with the coordinator concerned of respective police station and guide the public or the victim and take necessary action for quick disposal of land grabbing cases,� the release stated.
At every police station there will be a nodal officer to deal with land grabbing cases. The DCP concerned will notify the police station-wise nodal officer accordingly.
It was also decided to hold DCP-level review meeting on land grabbing cases on a regular basis. The circle officers will visit the police stations at least once a month for joint field visits with police to facilitate prompt submission of requisite reports. A format for furnishing information in respect of details of disputed land has been approved by the committee.