Property ‘occupied’, JIT ex-chairman stages sit-in

Property ‘occupied’, JIT ex-chairman stages sit-in

Jalandhar Improvement Trust former Chairman and SGPC member Paramjit Singh Raipur during a protest over the issue of land grabbing outside the Municipal Corporation office. Tribune Photo

Tribune News Service

Jalandhar, August 3

Former Chairperson of the Jalandhar Improvement Trust (JIT) and Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee member Paramjit Singh Raipur on Wednesday held a dharna outsidethe Municipal Corporation’s office seeking vacation of his property in a primearea of Cool Road from an illegal occupant.

Raipur said some influential persons had occupied his property and he had been repeatedly asking the MC officials to get it vacated but nothing has happened so far.

He said he was forced to resort to the agitation as he was left with no other way out to be able to get heard.

MC indifferent

Some influential persons have occupied my property. I have been repeatedly asking MC officials to get it vacated but nothing has happened so far. — Paramjit Singh Raipur, JIT ex-head

He said when Aam Aadmi Party formed the government, he had become quite hopeful. “I have even met Local Bodies Minister Inderbir Singh Nijjer in this regard and given him my representation about three weeks ago. I have been waiting for some action now”, he said.

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