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MHA buys 139 acres in Srinagar for tourism promotion.

In order to better promote tourism in Srinagar, the MHA has purchased more than 139 acres of land there. The signing of the MOU was described as a “momentous occasion” by the Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir and the Union Territory of J&K.

SRINAGAR: In a bid to promote tourism and other developmental activities in Srinagar around 139.04 acres of defence land at Tatoo ground, Batamaloo has been transferred to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).

The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in this regard was signed by the Ministry of Defence with the Ministry of Home Affairs through the Jammu and Kashmir government today.  Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha presided over the MoU signing ceremony at Raj Bhawan, in Srinagar.

The MoD was represented through the Local Military Authority of Tattoo Ground Garrison and Defence Estate Officer Kashmir Circle Srinagar.

The 139.04 acres of defence land will be handed over by the Ministry of Defence to MHA within a period of four months.

Lt Governor Sinha termed the MoU as a momentous occasion in developing major tourism space in J&K UT.

In 2015, the then J&K government headed by the late Mufti Mohammad Sayeed had taken over 136 kanals of land from the army at Tattoo Ground, Batamaloo for establishing a citizen Park.

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