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MP to take farmers` consent before acquiring land

Last Updated: Friday, June 24, 2011 - 21:18

Indore: Madhya Pradesh Government will take
care of farmers` interests while acquiring their land for
industrial projects, State`s Industries Minister, Kailash
Vijaywargiya said here on Friday.

"We will acquire farmers land for the industrial
projects only after taking their consent," Vijaywargiya told
reporters after a programme here.

To a question, he said that Land Acquisition Act is
there, but while acquiring land for industries the government
would take care of farmers` interests.

The farmers under the banner of Bhartiya Kisan Sangh
had organised a massive protest here recently against the
present Land Acquisition Act and demanded it to be replaced
with a new one.


First Published: Friday, June 24, 2011 - 21:18

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