Port Blair, Nov. 28: The District Administration in its drive against encroachment on Government revenue land in the South Andaman District has been carrying out eviction drives.

In this connection unauthorised occupation in an area measuring 2000 sq. mtrs out of Sy. No 203/P, situated at Teylorabad village under Port Blair Tehsil in the shape of plantation comprising coconut and temporary fencing has been removed today by the revenue officials of Port Blair Tehsil and same has been restored in favour of Revenue Department.

Shri Suneel Anchipaka, Deputy Commissioner (SA) lauded the efforts of the revenue field staff and cautioned the general public to refrain from indulging in such illegal encroachments. He further reiterated that the drive against such illegal encroachments shall continue and also requested the public to come forward in case of any information regarding such illegal encroachments and can pass on such information to the District Control Room on the following numbers 03192-240127/1077 or 9531888844 (Whatsapp).

The revenue department as a custodian of all government land will continue its efforts to protect land from illegal encroachments by conducting such drives.