Rampur, July 27 : Rampur district administration has suspended 30-year lease of about 7 hectares of land of Samajwadi leader and Rampur MP Azam Khan’s Mohammad Ali Jauhar University.
An order was issued in which Rampur district administration has slapped a fine of over Rs 3.27 crore on Mohammad Ali Jauhar University, whose chancellor is Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan, for allegedly encroaching on a land belonging to Public Works Department (PWD).
The university has been ordered to demolish its main entrance gate within 15 days and pay the fine to the PWD.
“According to the rate of Rs 2 per square metre, for 42,150 square metre land, a monthly compensation of Rs 91,000 per month from June 2016 to May 2019 (Rs 3,27,60,000) should be paid by the university to the PWD. In addition…, the PWD has also been asked to collect (an) additional fine of Rs 19,10,000 per month from the university from the time the case was lodged and till the time the property is with the opposing side,” the order stated.