Supreme Court lays down seven procedural duties government has to follow for land acquisition

An action of acquiring property without following the due procedure would be outside the authority of law, the judgment authored by Justice PS Narasimha said.
Supreme Court of India
Supreme Court of India

The Supreme Court on Thursday outlined the procedural guidelines to be adhered to by the government or its instrumentalities while acquiring land and depriving a citizen of his right to property under Article 300A of the Constitution [Kolkata Municipal Corporation and anr vs Bimal Kumar Shah and ors].

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