Latifpura Issue : Senior Officers of Punjab Government appear before NCSC at New Delhi

Punjab Television

Jalandhar: On the issue of demolition  of houses at local Latifpura a month ago, Senior Officers of Punjab Government today appeared before the  National Commission for Scheduled Castes at New Delhi to show the relevant documents to the Commission. 

The officers comprising of Principal Secretary Local Government Vivek Pratap Singh, Commissioner of Police Dr. S Boopathi, Jalandhar Deputy Commissioner Jaspreet Singh, Deputy Commissioner of Police Jagmohan Singh and officials from Jalandhar Improvement Trust showed the requisite record to the Commision. National Commission for Scheduled Castes’s Chairman Mr. Vijay Sampla also got details related to demolition and the documents of the land in controversy.

Pertinently, the Commission also inquired about the rehabilitation of the families, whose houses were demolished. On the queries put forth by the Commission, detailed information was provided encompassing all the issues related to the Latifpura. 

The officials of Improvement Trust also Informed the Commission that the Trust had already offered 2 BHK flats to such families. It was also informed to the Commission that the Local Government Department had also formed a Committee to scrutinise the claims of those demanding rehabilitation, 

Notably, the NCSC Chairman visited the Latifpura to meet the families recently and asked the officials of Punjab Government to appear before the Commission on January 10.

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