Free Judgments

Gurnam Singh And Ors. vs Union Of India & Ors. on 22 July, 2015


1. The petitioners seek the benefit 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 2013 Act’) which

came into effect on 01.01.2014. A declaration is sought to the effect that the

acquisition proceeding initiated under the Land Acquisition Act, 1894

(hereinafter referred to as „the 1894 Act’) in respect of which Award No.

15/87-88 dated 05.06.1987 was made, inter alia, in respect of the petitioners’

land comprised in Khasra Nos. 737/1, 737/2,738/2/2, 788/1 and 788/2 and

790/12/3 (0-14) measuring 7 bighas and 16 biswas in all in village

Chhattarpur, Tehsil Mehraulli shall be deemed to have lapsed.

Source: Indian Kanoon