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Allahabad HC quashes land acquisition of three Grater Noida villages

October 21, 2011 - Allahabad

The Allahabad High Court on Friday quashed the notification of three villages of Gautam Budh Nagar District for development of Greater Noida and Noida Extension areas.

The court also ordered for additional compensation for most of other villages.

The full bench comprising Justice Ashok Bhushan and Justice V K Shukla and Justice S U Khan pronounced judgement for 63 villages of Greater Noida and Noida.

The court quashed the notification of Devla, Chakshahberi and Asadullahpur villages and ordered that the farmers from these villages who had already taken compensation, has to return the compensation to the authorities to get their land.

The court has ordered that the authorities have to give about 64 per cent compensation against their acquired land.

The court has also given order that 10 per cent developed lands should also be given to farmers.

The court has also ordered the Cabinet Secretary of the state government to commission an inquiry on why the land taken from farmers was assigned to private builders.


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