Sunday, Sep 25, 2022

Disturbed Areas Act


Gujarat: Residents demand Bhayli under Disturbed Areas Act, threaten to boycott polls

February 13, 2021 12:17 am

The residents led by women, who have formed a group under the name Bhayli Awareness group, reached the office of the District Collector, to submit a memorandum with their demands.

Vadodara Municipal Corporation seeks police opinion to open Samparan Co-op society gate, cites civic polls

February 11, 2021 1:35 am

Since August 2020, a welded iron grille has been blocking the society’s gate, which opens to a nine-metre town planning scheme-approved public road passing through an area dominated by minority communities.

Gujarat: High Court relief for septuagenarian held under anti-land grabbing law

January 20, 2021 11:23 pm

The relief comes a day after a division bench, led by Justice Sonia Gokani, set aside a five-day police remand order passed on January 15 by a special court, constituted under the Act, against 72-year-old Ahmed Patel, in Ahmedabad.

Disturbed Areas Act: Gujarat HC stays fresh notifications on amended sections

January 20, 2021 8:02 pm

The court’s direction came while hearing a special civil application moved by Jamiat Ulama-e-Hind Gujarat (JU-e-H) and others challenging the amendments made to the Act

First time in Rajkot: 28 societies in CM Vijay Rupani's constituency brought under Disturbed Areas Act

January 15, 2021 8:09 pm

The move that comes ahead of the local body elections in the state, covers areas, including the posh Chhotunagar, Nehrunagar, Subhasnagar, Racecourse Park, Sinchay Nagar and Saurabh Society, in Ward No. 2 of the Rajkot Municipal Corporation (RMC).

Disturbed Areas Act amendment in Gujarat gets Presidential assent: Pradeepsinh Jadeja

October 13, 2020 3:45 am

The amended Act will help prohibit the transfer of immovable property in disturbed areas and protect tenants from vacating the properties, stated an official release from Minister of State for Home, Pradeepsinh Jadeja.

Disturbed Areas Act: Gujarat HC sets aside deputy collector’s order

March 18, 2020 1:23 am

The judgment by Justice Biren Vaishnav dated March 9, stated that the deputy collector's refusal to assent to the transfer of property and the SSRD's order upholding this rejection “was clearly contrary to the provisions of the Act”.

Disturbed Areas Act: Vadodara collector’s consent for sale of bungalow stayed

September 26, 2019 6:12 am

The 15,000-square-ft property, located in Kesarbaug society on Tandalja Vasna Road, was sold in August for Rs 6 crore.

Plug loopholes in Disturbed Areas Act, says CM Vijay Rupani

April 18, 2018 5:15 am

The CM has ordered to review the Act to take away loopholes and to make it such that fraudulent transactions do not take place and genuine sellers/purchasers can buy/purchase properties in areas notified as ‘disturbed’ under the Act.

Disturbed Areas Act imposed in parts of Surat, Vadodara

October 15, 2017 4:00 am

An official release stated that the Act seeks to keep a tab on illegal transfer of properties in the communally sensitive areas, officially described as disturbed areas.