Ordinance on land acquisition 'black' and 'unjust': Mamata

The Centre's recommendation for promulgation of an ordinance to amend the Land Acquisition Act came under a stinging attack today from West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who termed the decision as "black" and "unjust" and said her party would fight against it.

PTI| Last Updated: Dec 30, 2014, 16:18 PM IST

Kharagpur: The Centre's recommendation for promulgation of an ordinance to amend the Land Acquisition Act came under a stinging attack today from West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who termed the decision as "black" and "unjust" and said her party would fight against it.

"We will fight against the 'black' and 'unjust' ordinance on land acquisition by burning symbolic copies of it," Banerjee, Trinamool Congress supremo, said addressing a party workers' meeting here.

"The central government has 'forcefully' brought an ordinance on land acquisition. The country is going through a dangerous phase due to the BJP government," she said.

She also referred to the Centre's plan to stop '100 Days work' programme in a bid to sell the country by bringing in FDI in insurance and defence.