State not doing charity by paying compensation for land acquisition: Supreme Court

Depriving a citizen of his constitutional right to use the land for 20 years and then showing graciousness by paying the compensation and beating drums about the same is unacceptable, the Court added.
Supreme Court
Supreme Court

The State is not doing charity by paying compensation to citizens who are entitled to such payment when their land is acquired by the government, the Supreme Court recently observed [Sudha Bhalla and ors vs Rakesh Kumar Singh and ors].

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