Umaria (Madhya Pradesh): District administration on Friday removed the encroachment and free government land worth Rs 20 lakh.
According to information, a land mafia had encroached on the government in Tala village that comes under Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve. He was to build a resort on the encroached land which is situated on the highway.
On getting a complaint, the district collector ordered a probe. During investigation, it was found that it was government land. Later, the collector ordered to remove the encroachment from the government land.
On Friday, a joint team of the revenue and police personnel reached the spot and demolished illegal structures from the government land using JCB.