Forced Land Acquisition - Issues

As many of you know, LocalCircles has been active on the issues of forced land acquisition since 2018. The Right to Fair Compensation RFCTLARR act 2013 and the NHAI notification govern the award of fair compensation to the land owner, many of who depend on it for their livelihoods.

Some of you over the last 6 months have shared how many commissioners/local administrators are issuing orders ignoring the clauses of this law and notifications, against the rights of the individuals whose land has been acquired. If you or your family members are facing the same, kindly share as much detail as possible so this issue can be escalated at the highest levels of the Government.

We look forward to your inputs! more  

View all 170 comments Below 170 comments
Govt. is already paying 4 times of the market value. Still some NGOs/Political parties are instigating the land owners to go on protest and demand more otherwise stop the construction. After all, the development will take place on land only and not in the sky. The land owners should also be offered alternate land so that the do not waste their sale proceeds in luxuries and turn popper after few years. It is very difficult for such persons to use the money properly as they virtually turn mad after getting large amounts in one go. more  
SC shall direct on Citizens Responsibility over Livelihood infra. People Shall handover Acquisitioned Land at Govt Market Rate. It is their Fundamental Responsibility towards Society, Nation. more  
Livelihood infra demands inevitable Land Acquisition and People to Surrender at Govt Market Rate . Citizens Responsibility Shall not be ignored. more  
There is nexus between local MLA, Local corporation and to grab lands, they keep on planning (like the movies) for years till they get success. If required, they even change the local Map and Layouts. We have proof in hand and fighting against it to protect our legitimate property for years. The Hyenas are just waiting for a suitable time. more  
My extended family (farmers, environment, economically poorer people, non-humans.....) are suffering the brunt of land acquisition and so called development. Money cannot compensate for lost livelihoods and environmental destruction. We can see it in every city, town, island where greenery and other natural spaces is being replaced with concrete. NITI Aayog's mantra for development is simple and destructive - concretize. Land in forests is being earmarked for construction. It is not that animals are terrorising humans in villages, we have made them a terror by taking away their habitat. Lakes, rivers, coasts are being earmarked for construction. We are seeing the results- floods, drought, pollution. The centre asks the farmers to grow cash crops. This is luxury. Instead, they need to be giving them all possible support in growing and selling their produce. Not snatch away their land. And the concept of govt land can be used at the whims and fancies of the govt has to go. It is the politicians who are to be blamed, more than the govt officials, for the officials dance to the tune of the politicians. more  
In the name of development many corrupt politicians and beurocrats are indulging in land acquisition and cheating the poor. more  
* Roads widening, Flyovers, Bridges, Roads, River interconnecting Canals are must.
** Schools Colleges must have enough Open Place to the Number of Students.
** PRIORITY SHALL BE GIVEN TO ABOVE 2 (TWO) AND ACQUISITION OF LANDS AT GOVT Market Rate is a must .
*** Citizens Responsibility and Participation for above ( 2 ) TWO IS A MUST .
**** H'ble SC to be convinced to this extent if objected to . more  
Post a Comment

Related Posts

    • VIP Culture of Nitin Gadkari Road Mantri

      In indore. If this is the number of cars that must travel with these ministers I demand a govt without such ministers. This is peak VIP culture. LocalCircles please escalate this t...

      By Ankita Jain
      /
    • Way Forward on Cryptocurrencies

      I see a poll has been put on cryptocurrencies so I am sharing this information. Indian investors are flocking to cryptocurrencies like never before and the trend could be a dangerous on...

      By Shikha Mantri
      /
    • Bringing Petrol and Diesel under GST - Act Now

      Thanks to all members who have been participating in the surveys over the last 3 years on bringing petrol and diesel under GST to give relief to common citizens. Here is the link to the latest repo...

      By LocalCircles Manager
      /
    • Cleaning and Disinfection industry and chemicals - beware

      A lot of cleaning and disinfectant companies have profiteered during the pandemic from the fear amongst people. LocalCircles are generally ahead of the masses and is first signal to Gov...

      By Amit Mishra
      /
    • 4th dose on the cards - do we have it right

      Israel is planning for FOURTH doses of COVID vaccines which is ridiculous If you're aiming to eliminate all breakthrough infections, you'll keep reboosting and reboosting and reboosting....

      By Nikita Goyal
      /
    • Tax paying Citizens paying for IT glitches

      The finmin has extended the tax filing to Dec 31st. But, does this help the tax payers. NO . Instead, it penalises them. The IT portal glitches are far from being resolved. Until the issues are res...

      By Padmanabhan G
      /
    • Minimising COVID risk in schools

      Many of you as parents and grandparents participated in the safe school reopening survey in the circle. Below is the reporrt:

      By LocalCircles Manager
      /
    • 7 days to verity and update PAN online by SBI???

      Can India be transformed with such banks which take 7 days to verify a PAN online for a Savings account? Especially when there are linkages all over the place - aadhaar linked to pan, passport link...

      By Padmanabhan G
      /
    • Increasing Social Interactions and risk of Covid 3rd wave

      Thanks to all members who participated in the survey on social interactions they are likely to have in the coming months. Below is the link to the survey report which has been covered by 20+ public...

      By LocalCircles Manager
      /
    • Income Tax deadline extended

      Congrats all. With us highlighting all the issues the Govt has extended income tax deadline to Dec 31st. Thanks Vishal Khanna Amit Mishra Sudesh Rai and many other members in the circle for constan...

      By Amod Agarwal
      /
    • DRUGS, COSMETICS, AND DEVICES -PANEL SET UP TO DRAFT BILL:

      This Panel set up to draft Bill on Drugs, Cosmetics and Devices, under the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI). The composition of the panel will be from Health Ministry, State Drug Control Dep...

      By Jayakumar Daniel
      /
Share
Enter your email and mobile number and we will send you the instructions

Note - The email can sometime gets delivered to the spam folder, so the instruction will be send to your mobile as well

All My Circles
Invite to
(Maximum 500 email ids allowed.)