Muzaffarnagar violence: Villagers donate land for rehabilitation for riot victims

The villagers have donated 14 bigha of their agricultural land for rehabilitation of 70 families.

Written by PTI | Muzaffarnagar | Published: September 30, 2013 1:36:01 pm

Six villagers have donated agricultural land in Khampur village in the district for rehabilitation of riot victims,a Panchayat member said on Monday.

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The villagers have donated 14 bigha of their agricultural land to build a housing colony for rehabilitation of 70 families of riot victims,Saeeduzama,Member of District Panchayat,told reporters here.

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More than 70 families,which got displaced from riot-affected Lank,Fugana,Kakda and Kutba villages,have refusedto return to their villages due to fear,Saeeduzama said.

The construction work would start soon,he said.

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The communal clashes in Muzaffarnagar and adjoining areas claimed 62 lives and displaced over 40,000 people.

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