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Majithia hails revenue officials for swift SYL canal land mutations

Punjab revenue minister Bikram Singh Majithia on Sunday appreciated the commitment of state revenue officials in implementing the cabinet to return the Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal land to its original owners. Majithia said Punjabis owed a debt of gratitude to the revenue officials of Mohali, Patiala, Fatehgarh Sahab and Rupnagar districts for the commitment.

punjab Updated: Nov 21, 2016 11:51 IST
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Punjab revenue minister Bikram Singh Majithia on Sunday appreciated the commitment of state revenue officials in implementing the cabinet to return the Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal land to its original owners. Majithia said Punjabis owed a debt of gratitude to the revenue officials of Mohali, Patiala, Fatehgarh Sahab and Rupnagar districts for the commitment.

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“As of today all land acquired for construction of the Sutlej-Yamuna Link canal that was denotified has been transferred in the name of the original owners free of cost through mutations,” he said.

Majithia said 4,261 acres of land in 202 villages in the four districts had been given to 21,511 farmers.