38 yrs after land acquisition, farmers await compensation

by Paul Joseph on February 4, 2013 · 0 comments

Tribune News Service Faridkot, February 3 Over 38 years after the Ministry of Defence acquired over 1,850 acres of farmers’ land in Faridkot to establish a military cantonment, a large number of farmers are still waiting for compensation for their land. While many landowners have died, the descendents of several others are doing menial jobs since they were left with no source of income. Baldev Raj Watts, a local advocate who is contesting the case for many of these farmers, said the Defence Ministry had taken the possession of land in Killnau, Machaki Kalan and Kameana villages in September 1974. The Special Land Acquisition Collector had fixed the price of

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