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.
The model predicts that prices will rise as the assembly progresses, with the final seller receiving the highest price.
Under the model, the farmers whose land will be acquired will be made partners in this new company. They will be give shares in the company, proportionate to the value of their land.
The petitioners had challenged the acquisition primarily on technical grounds.
A few agreed with Rahul when he accused the Modi government of eyeing their land.