Items filtered by date: Sunday, 20 September 2020
Imphal, 20 September 2020 (Evening News ) : Revenue Minister Karam Shyam has handed over land documents to 122 households of Rongmei Kabui Community who have been residing at Langthabal Khoupum for the past 200 years. Speaking at the event held at Langthabal Community Hall today, Minister Karam Shyam assured to provide land documents if a community inhabits a certain area for years and if it deems fit. He disclosed that efforts are underway to provide land documents to residents of Langthabal Chingkha and Chingthak soon. He added that as per Manipur Hill People's Regulation Act 1947 and Manipur Court’s Act 1947, villages in Sadar Hills have been paying House taxes since 1947. Later, from 1984 onwards the villages were under Imphal West Revenue. Stressing the importance of having land documents to acquire land ownership, Minister Karam Shyam appealed to extend co-operation to ensure Digitisation of land records in the hill areas. Responding to the memorandum submitted by the villagers on the occasion, Minister Karam Shyam assured to provide clean drinking water in the village. He also aasured that roads in Khoupum will be repaired under PMGSY without further delay. Revenue Commissioner R.K Dinesh and Joint Secretary of Revenue Department- Y. Rajen attended the event.