A division bench of Justices Rakesh Tiwari and Mukhtar Ahmad passed the order on August 18 while hearing a petition filed by Mirzapur-based Mangala Prasad.
Village Councils are the equivalent of panchayats, and the “passes” have traditionally acted as certificates of land ownership for agricultural purposes within the Council’s territory.
The move is seen as an attempt by the ruling party to woo farmers before the upcoming Panchayat elections.
NITI Aayog deputy chairperson urges states to create a win-win situation.
MEGA has also identified over 20 places or spots along the route of the metrorail project where private property is involved.
Swadeshi Jagran Manch, AN RSS affiliate,has described several provisions of the Bill as ‘detestable and unacceptable’.
While the members sought clarifications from representatives of the Department of Land Resources at the first sitting on May 29, it was in the second meeting on June 8 that the divisions emerged.
As many as 18 states have not acquired any land since the 2013 Act came into force.
Smart cities were the ones where “slave labour” with no protection for their rights were used.
Rahul will kick off his tour from Kudmura village in Korba district, located around 300 kms from state capital Raipur
The committee has been set up to look into Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (Second Amendment) Bill, 2015.
Government is in denial about rural and farmers’ distress.
Badal said in cases where the government wants to acquire land for public purpose, the farmers, who agree not to go into litigation with the government, are entitled to additional compensation.
In rural areas, farmers to get four times the price of their land to be acquired.
The state revenue department notified fresh guidelines to allow direct purchase of land.