Govt to amend Land Bill, plans to remove sticky clauses


  • The Centre is likely to work out the contours of the reworked land acquisition bill by next week amid indications that it may be purged of all the politically unpopular provisions.
  • Government may allow states to draft their own acquisition laws with the frame of reference being the central law which would only have “pro-people” measures.
  • The new bill would mandate a “four-fold and two-fold compensation in rural and urban areas.
  • Another clause would provide for one job for every family displaced by acquisition.

Source: ET

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