On the mandate against discrimination in awarding compensation under Section 28A, Land Acquisition Act, 1894: What MP High Court held

A collector's decision to deny an 85-year old woman the benefit of this provision recently attracted the Court's censure and the imposition of exemplary costs to the tune of Rs 1 lakh.
On the mandate against discrimination in awarding compensation under Section 28A, Land Acquisition Act, 1894: What MP High Court held

The Madhya Pradesh High Court recently made pertinent observations on the rights of a person to claim an enhanced rate of compensation for land acquired by the State via the Land Acquisition Act, 1894 when other similarly situated persons have obtained orders for enhanced compensation from higher/ appellate forums.

The relevant provision in this regard is Section 28A of the Land Acquisition Act, as amended in 1984. A collector's decision to deny an 85-year old woman the benefit of this provision attracted the Court's censure and the imposition of exemplary costs to the tune of Rs 1 lakh (Smt. Amarjeet Kaur Vs Union of India & Another).

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