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Allotment of surplus urban Agricultural lands to the lessees and sub lessees- determination of eligibility

Punjab Government Department Rehabilitation


The Assistant Settlement Officer ( Sales )

Rehabilitation Department

Jullundur .

No RD(861 )/12030/dated, Jullundur, the 17- 7-1974. ,

Sub: Allotment of surplus Urban Agricultural lands to the lessees and sub-lesseesdetermination of eligibility


It has come to the notice of the Government that while determining the eligibility of lessees/sub-lessees in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 5(A) of the Displaced Persons (C&R) Rules, 1955, the factum of the lessees/Sub-lessees to be a Displaced persons is taken for granted. In fact this is the foremost condition which should be kept in view while deciding the eligibility of lessee/sub lessee for allotment of surplus evacuee urban agricultural land to him. In order, therefore, to ensure that a particulars lessee/sub­lessee is displaced person, the following criteria may be adopted:­

  • In all such cases affidavits, duly attested, from each lessee/sub-lessee to the effect that he is displaced person be obtained invariably.
  • In addition to the above one or more of the following conditions may also be obtained with in support of the affidavit :­

(i) Refugee Card, issued to the displaced persons at the time of partition of the country by a competent authority, may be seen and kept on record ;

(ii) If the person concerned is a claimant relevant receipts of his claim/verified claim may be obtained; and

(iii) Affidavits, duly attested by a Magistrate Ist Class may be had.

The following instructions may be meticulously followed while determining the eligibility of a lessee/sub-lessee in the matter of allotment of surplus evacuee Urban Agricultural land under the provisions of law.

Deputy Secretary to Govt., Punjab,

Rehabilitation Department.

Hon'ble Revenue Minister


Hon'ble Minister-In-Charge
Shri. Gurpreet Singh Kangar


Additional Chief Secretary, Department of Revenue, Rehabilitation and Disaster Mangement
Shri. Viswajeet Khanna, IAS

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