Judgement of the Supreme Court of India regarding land acquisition by the state of Himachal Pradesh for construction of a road, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, 25/04/2018

  • 25/04/2018

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Shiv Singh & Others Vs State of Himachal Pradesh & Others dated 25/04/2018 regarding land acquisition proceedings initiated by the state of Himachal Pradesh for acquisition of the appellants land under the provisions of the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013. The acquisition was for public purpose, namely, "construction of road from Bus Stand Ruhil to Upper Ruhil via Kuper”.

Supreme Court while allowing the Application of the landowners directs the Collector, Shimla to decide the objections filed by them on 05.01.2016 keeping in view the requirements of Section 15(2) of the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013 and pass appropriate orders within three months.

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