Merely because land acquisition is for public purpose, duty of authority does not end: Supreme Court

The Court held that the authorities must remain alive to the precious right of citizens under Section 5A of the Land Acquisition Act, which is not meant to be a mere empty ritual.
Supreme Court, Land Acquisition
Supreme Court, Land Acquisition

While putting an end to a 12-year-old dispute, the Supreme Court held that the invaluable right of a person to ventilate his grievances against land acquisition should not be unjustifiably extinguished (Hamid Ali Khan v. State of Uttar Pradesh).

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