Move to amend land acquisition Act opposed

Left and YSR Congress Party leaders under the banner of Land Rights Protection Committee on Saturday burnt the copies of the Bill on the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (Andhra Pradesh Amendment) Act, 2017.

The Central government had earlier rejected the Bill that was passed by the State Assembly, seeking exemption from Social Impact Assessment survey and Food Security.

However, the State government passed another resolution in the ongoing Assembly session to forward the Bill to the Central government.

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Courtesy: The Hindu