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Enemy properties: Most Pakistani assets in UP, Chinese in Meghalaya

The government is moving to monetise over 12,000 such properties across the country

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Samreen Wani New Delhi
Earlier this month, the Ministry of Home Affairs began the process of selling 12,611 enemy properties belonging to Pakistani and Chinese nationals. According to some media reports these properties are worth Rs 1 trillion.

The majority of these properties are located in a handful of states, shows an analysis of data compiled from Parliament responses and found on the Custodian of Enemy Property website. The Custodian of Enemy Property comes under the Ministry of Home Affairs. The government set up the custodian to administer enemy property conflicts with China and Pakistan in 1962 and 1965, respectively. The custodian has its

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First Published: Mar 25 2023 | 1:48 PM IST

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