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Pramod blames govt for unabated encroachment


Assam CPI leader Pramod Gogoi on Saturday said that 2 lakh acres of land belonging to the state is now under the adverse possession of Bangladesh, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland only because of Dispur’s failure to efficiently deal with these increasing encroachment.


Addressing a press conference in Sivasagar on Saturday, Gogoi said Bangladesh has illegally possession of 499 acres of land while 1,62,471 acres of land is under illegal possession of Nagaland. Meghalaya has illegal occupied 11,669 acres while the plot measuring 12,744 acres of land under adverse possession of Arunachal Pradesh. Assam has also 25,331 acres of land under the illegal possession of Mizoram. Gogoi further balmed the the Tarun Gogoi government for not doing enough to recover the land now under the possession of Bangladesh and other north eastern states.


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