Tag Archives: land acquisition

[Case Brief] Jaw Ajee Nagnatham vs Revenue Divisional Officer, 1994

Brief Facts and Procedural History- The appellant is the owner of 18 gunthas of land, situated in Adilabad Municipality of A.P., which was proposed for acquisition under a notification issued under Section (1) of the Land Acquisition Act and published for a public purpose. The Land Acquisition officer awarded compensation on the basis of letting value. On a […]

[Case Brief] Jagjit Singh v/s Union of India, 2014

Facts of the dispute- In the present writ petitions, the petitioners have urged that the acquisition of their land has lapsed on account of applicability of section 24(2) of the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013 (hereinafter referred to as the “new Act”) It is an admitted […]

[Case Brief] Surender Singh v/s State of Haryana, 2018

Brief Facts and Procedural History: By virtue of powers granted by Section 4 of the Land Acquisition Act, 1894, State of Haryana issued notification for acquisition of land in some villages for a public purpose. This was followed by two declarations published by the State under Section 6 of the Land Acquisition Act, 1894. Then, […]