500 acre out of the 700 acre occupied on which the Army 53 Division HQ was located were handed over us officially on Monday, 25th, said Maruthankerny Divisional Secretary Kanagasabapathy Kanakeswaran. 53 Division HQ was located in the GS Division of J/432. 700 acre in extent this lands belonged to people.
The people had long demanded their land be released. The event of handing over the 500 acre was held in the camp. In this event held around 12.00 noon The Commanding Officer Jayasunthara handed over the lands to the Divisional Secretary. Army officers, Divisional Secretariat Staff, GS and the Land officers participated in this event.