The encroachments made on panchayat lands in Punjab will be released and handed over to the panchayats in all cases. These words were said by Punjab Finance Minister Harpal Singh Cheema after listening to the problems of the people in his office at Dirba.
He said that the rich people have occupied the Panchayat and Shamlat lands and have built big houses. All those houses will be taken over by the Panchayat as per law.

Cheema said that the Punjab government is doing public welfare work keeping every class as the main focus. There is no new burden on the people there. .

Cheema said that the Punjab government has made a special act to release possession of panchayats. The government under the leadership of Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Maan has been successful in freeing possession of panchayat lands.