Supreme Court issues notice to five states in petition challenging validity of amendments to Land Acquisition Act

Shruti Mahajan December 10 2018
CrPC, land acquisition act

The Supreme Court today issued notice to five States in a PIL challenging State amendments made to the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act (Land Acquisition Act), 2013.

The PIL filed by various activists, including Medha Patkar, challenges the amendments made to the Land Acquisition Act by the States of Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, and Jharkhand.

The case of the petitioner is that the amendments made by the five States are identical . . .

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