No forceful land acquisition, Fadnavis assures farmers

  • | Wednesday | 14th March, 2018

Up to four hectare of land will be allotted under the FRA in cases where actual land transfer is less than the land being tilled. Mr. Fadnavis said, “A demand to consider each family member as an independent applicant for a farm loan waiver has been made. It, however, said there will be no land acquisition without the approval of the farmer who will be giving up land, and assured the farmers that there will be no forceful land acquisition for Mr. Fadnavis’s pet Mumbai-Nagpur expressway project, or the bullet train. Among the demands accepted by the government is the inclusion of farmers who didn’t receive benefits under the farm loan waiver scheme in 2008 in the current loan waiver scheme. Mr. Fadnavis said, “We have assured that appeals and claims under the Forest Rights Act (FRA) will be sorted out within six months.

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