Orchard Land Occupied by Security Forces in Anantnag

Reported by

Athar Parvaiz

Published on

March 18, 2017

March 18, 2017

Updated on

March 18, 2017

Location of Conflict

Fatehgarh, Khirram, Donipawa, Qasba Baghat Anantnag

Anantnag

Reason or Cause of Conflict

Defence and Security Establishments

Army cantonment on horticultural land ans state land

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People Affected by Conflict

Land Area Affected (in Hectares)

101

ha

Starting Year

1990

State

Jammu and Kashmir

Sector

Land Use

When the armed conflict started in 198990 in Kashmir, security forces were deployed in various areas of Kashmir and at several places they occupied private and state land. Fatehgarh, Khirram, Donipawa and Qasba Baghat in Anantnag are among some of those villages where army have not paid compensation for losses to farmers. The state has kept occupying the land even after the security situation in Kashmir has improved. In the present case, the state government is unable to establish the south campus of the University of Kashmir just because army is not ready to vacate the 248.45 acres of land it has occupied. The occupied land also includes orchards belonging to local farmers. The orchard owners have been demanding vacation of proprietary land and compensation. They claim the district administration had recommended their case for compensation/rent to the Defense Estate Officer Kashmir way back in 2011 but nothing has been done in this regard so far.

Demand/Contention of the Affected Community

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Other Demand/Contention of the Affected Community

Region Classification

Type of Land

Both

Type of Common Land

Non-Forest (Grazing Land), Non-Forest (Other than Grazing Land)

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Has the Conflict Ended?

When did it end?

Why did the conflict end?

Categories of Legislations Involved in the Conflict

Legislations/Policies Involved

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Whether claims/objections were made as per procedure in the relevant statute

What was the claim(s)/objection(s) raised by the community? What was the decision of the concerned government department?

Legal Processes and Loopholes Enabling the Conflict:

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Status of Case In Court

Whether any adjudicatory body was approached

What was the Decision of the Concerned Government Department?

Name of the adjudicatory body

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Case Number

Major Human Rights Violations Related to the Conflict:

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Whether criminal law was used against protestors

Reported Details of the Violation:

Farmers not paid compensation for their orchard land which is under the occupation of army since early 1990s

Date of Violation

Location of Violation

Nature of Protest

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Government Departments Involved in the Conflict:

Indian Army, University of Kashmir, Srinagar , State Government

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