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Bullet train: Land acquisition starts in 175 villages sans SIA

DNAHM122123 | 7/12/2018 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :313

The Gujarat government has started the process of land acquisition for the bullet train project in 175 villages without social impact assessment (SIA). The government is now mulling out-of-court settlements with the farmers of 21 villages who have challenged the land acquisition process in the high court. The government has already issued the notification for the land acquisition.
Revenue Minister Kaushik Patel said: "We are following the process as per the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (Gujarat Amendment) Act, 2016. The notification for acquisition also has been issued under Article 11 of the said Act. We will strictly abide by the act, but we will also
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