The bench said, 'In the case on hand, emotions are high among the people. There is an apprehension of forceful dispossession of property among landowners.'
Madras High Court has set October 30 as the deadline for the National Highways Authority of India to submit all files pertaining to the Chennai-Salem green corridor project.
Chennai Salem Green Corridor: Don’t precipitate matter relating to land acquisition, TN government directed
The judges were passing further interim orders on a batch of writ petitions from the land owners, challenging the acquisition of their land, on Tuesday.
Yadav had come to Tiruvannamalai to listen to the grievances of farmers protesting against acquisition of their lands for the proposed Chennai-Salem expressway project.
A study of the reserve forest in Salem district shows that we could suffer the loss of valuable plants at the cost of the proposed Chennai-Salem expressway.
A division bench of the Madras High Court has pointed out the two different stands taken by the State government in development projects.
The DMK, PMK, and Tamil Nadu Vivasayigal Sangam affiliated to the CPM on Saturday said they would be organising a protest against the proposed Chennai-Salem Green Corridor from next week.
16 reserve forest areas could be affected if the government goes ahead with Rs 10,000 crore Chennai-Salem Green Corridor highway project.