ULDC Urge KAAC to Check Illegal Land Transfer to Non STs in the District


DIPHU, Dec 05: The United Lumbajong Development Committee (ULDC) has urged upon the Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC) to check the illegal and rampant land transfer to non-STs in the hill district of Karbi Anglong. This was stated in a press note issued through its president here today.
In its press statement the organization expressed grave concerns over the rampant land purchase and lease to non-STs at several places including Diphu, Jhilpar and Harilal Basti among others, reminding the KAAC that sale and transfer of land under Sixth Schedule and tribal areas are completely illegal demanding cancellation of all pattas issued to the non-STs.

The organization concluded press note urging KAAC EM in charge of land and revenue to take strong and immediate action before the matters assume immense proportion detrimental to the existence of the tribal people of the district.