Unauthorised occupation of Army and other security forces in Jammu and Kashmir

Reported by

Mir FarhatLand Conflict Watch

Last updated on

October 28, 2019

Location of Conflict

Jammu & Kashmir

Jammu, Kathua, Poonch, Rajouri, Ramban, Reasi, Samba, Udhampur, Anantnag, Bandipora, Baramulla, Budgam, Ganderbal, Kulgam, Kupwara, Pulwama, Shopian, Srinagar, Kargil, Leh

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Reason or Cause of Conflict

Defence and Security Establishments

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People Affected by Conflict

30000

Land Area Affected (in Hectares)

21400

ha

Starting Year

1985

State

Jammu and Kashmir

Sector

Infrastructure

The army, CRPF, and other security forces have occupied illegally state and private land of people in 21 of the 22 districts in Jammu and Kashmir since 1985. They have established their cantonments, camps, bases, artillery training grounds and other setups. The state government and the local residents have time and again raised the demand with the Government of India and defence ministry to vacate the land so that government and people could use for development and other useful purposes. However, the defence ministry has not yet responded positively to the demands. People are not allowed to move into these areas; grazing of cattle is not permitted; people's right to work being violated; In the majority of cases, the livelihood of farmers has been affected.

Demand/Contention of the Affected Community

Region Classification

Type of Land

Common

Type of Common Land

Forest and Non-Forest, Non-Forest (Grazing Land)

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Categories of Legislations Involved in the Conflict

Legislations/Policies Involved

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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Major Human Rights Violations Related to the Conflict:

Whether criminal law was used against protestors

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Location of Violation

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Government Departments Involved in the Conflict:

Revenue department, Government of Jammu & Kashmir

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Mir Farhat

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Mir Farhat

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