Court seeks details on Kharab land

Published: 09th February 2013 09:29 AM  |   Last Updated: 09th February 2013 09:29 AM   |  A+A-

The High Court on Friday directed the Principal Secretary of Revenue Department to place before it a list of kharab lands belonging to the state government which forms part of the layouts in Bangalore by February 14.

Kharab is a piece of land  classified as unfit for agriculture by the Revenue Department during land surveys.

During the hearing, the Aircraft Employees House Building Cooperative Society Limited filed a petition challenging the  July 2, 1990 notification passed by the Under Secretary of the department withdrawing the acquisition proceedings under the Section 48(1) of the Land Acquisition Act in land measuring 3 acre 12 guntas and one acre one gunta of kharab land in total measuring 4 acre 13 guntas at Begur hobli, Sigasandra village, Bangalore South Taluk.

Justice Ram Mohan Reddy ordered adjourned the case for further hearing.

BBMP fined for not filing objections

The High Court on Friday imposed a fine of Rs 20,000 fine on BBMP for not filing objections in connection with a land case.

Petitioner Jayanthi R contended that an 80 ft land was acquired by the BBMP on Mysore Road in 2011 and till date no compensation has been given to the land owner.

When the case came up for hearing, the BBMP’s counsel sought further time to file objections in the case. Justice Ram Mohan Reddy adjourned the further hearing on the petition to February 11 and told the BBMP to pay Rs 20,000 as fine.

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