Chandigarh. Iman Singh Mann, son of Shiromani Akali Dal ‘Amritsar’ MP Simranjit Singh Mann, has filed a defamation case against Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann and Rural Development and Panchayat Minister Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal for making false allegations against him and his father. In the complaint filed under sections 499, 500 and 120-B of the Indian Penal Code through advocate AS Sukhija, Iman Singh Mann said that the CM and the minister had made false allegations of grabbing 125 acres of panchayat land in Majri tehsil in Mohali, The next hearing in this case will be held on November 5.
Iman Singh Mann said that by doing this the leaders have directly attacked the reputation and personality of him and his father MP Simranjit Singh Mann, he said that false and malicious statements were made publicly by both the persons in the area of Chhoti Badi Naggal village Were. The complainant said that he actually had only 5 bighas and 14 biswas of land in Chhoti Badi Naggal village. He said that the small piece of land was gifted to him by his late grandfather Joginder Singh Mann in 1997.
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It is worth mentioning that in the end of August, the Bhagwant Mann government had started a campaign to remove illegal encroachment on land worth crores of rupees from village Chhoti Badi Nangal in Mohali. Taking action, the government had stopped illegal encroachments on 2828 acres of panchayat land from Mullanpur, adjacent to Chandigarh. Its cost is 300 crores. Khair trees worth 50 crores have also been planted in this land. CM Bhagwant Mann himself had reached the spot to free this land from illegal occupation. He was accompanied by Rural Development and Panchayat Minister Kuldeep Dhaliwal.
After releasing the possession, CM Mann had told that 15 people have illegal occupancy on this land. He had said that among them Iman Singh Mann, son of Sangrur MP Simranjit Mann, had illegally occupied 125 acres of land. Apart from this, Maan’s daughter-in-law and son of former minister Gurpreet Kangar. A close aide of Captain Amarinder Singh also had illegal possession.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : October 01, 2022, 16:16 IST