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Srinagar: In wake of the rage among Gujjar and Bakarwal communities and outrage JK political parties showed over the recent demolition of hutments of Gujjar and Bakarwal communities, the erstwhile state’s Forest Department has issued eviction notices to more “unauthorized occupants” of the forest land in various areas of Jammu and Kashmir According to an order copy, accessed by Free Press Kashmir, one of such notice has been issued to Haji Makhan, son of Kalu…

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Administration has started demolishing temporary Kaccha houses of Gujjar and Bakarwal tribes in Kashmir’s Pahalgam area. Gujjars and Barkarwals who stay in Kashmir for six months in the summer season, have already migrated to areas of Jammu leaving behind their temporary structures here. On Friday a video was shared on a social media platform showing a Gujjar Kotha (temporary structure) being demolished by the forest authorities. The video has evoked…