Observers consider it even bigger than the anti-displacement land movement of 2006-08 in Singur-Nandigram-Kalinganagr resulting in the scrapping of an archaic land acquisition act in 2013.
A five-judge bench is hearing a clutch of petitions challenging the validity of provisions related to compensation in the Land Acquisition Act.
The former Uttar Pradesh minister, Azam Khan, was named in the FIRs lodged in connection with the alleged forcible acquisition of land for Mohammad Ali Jauhar University, of which he is the founder and Chancellor.
A three-member committee under the additional chief secretary (Revenue) has also been constituted and will give its report within 10 days, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanth said.
The Maharashtra Chapter of PUCL released a 50-page report that looks at different laws, regulations, notifications brought about since 2014 and the impact they have had on the economy and social fabric of the country.
The cabinet has decided to end the rule of Chhattisgarh land revenue code which permitted acquisition of tribal land on mutual-agreement basis, state Agriculture minister Ravindra Choubey said.
Ahead of Assembly polls in the state, Congress president Rahul Gandhi had last month announced that the land acquired for the project would be returned in case his party was voted to power.
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