‘Land laws in J&K regressive and anti-people’: Principal Secretary Rohit Kansal
Jammu and Kashmir Principal Secretary Rohit Kansal said land laws in the valley were regressive and anti-people. The Centre on Tuesday notified rules allowing outsiders to buy non-agricultural land in Jammu and Kashmir. On Saturday Hurriyat Conference called for a one-day strike against land laws in Kashmir. Most shops and markets were closed. Kansal said the land laws existing in J&K were meant to serve an old agrarian rural economy. “There was a need to provide a set of land laws which were simpler,” Kansal added. Watch the full video for more details.