TS Assembly passes bill on land acquisition
Author: Desk December 29, 2016
Hyderabad:The TS Legislative Assembly today passed several bills, together with one on land acquisition amid protests by opposition Congress and TDP members.
Legislative Affairs Minister T Harish Rao said the bill is for government projects and not for private ventures. Rao had moved the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (Telangana Amendment) Bill, 2016.
The bill would provide a fair deal to land owners.
Rao also hit out at opposition parties and others over their protests against land acquisition for Mallanna Sagar project in the state.
The other bills passed during the day included VAT amendment bill, Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (second amendment) bill and the Telangana Acts (Repealing) bill.