Punjab Cong demands scrapping of new land purchase

Punjab Congress on Thursday demanded scrapping of the new land purchase policy of the state government, saying it would lead to widespread exploitation of land owners.

Updated: Jun 16, 2011, 17:44 PM IST

Chandigarh: Punjab Congress on Thursday demanded
scrapping of the new land purchase policy of the state government, saying it would lead to widespread exploitation of
land owners.

Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee President Amarinder
Singh said the policy was aimed at bypassing the legal process
for land acquisition and would lead to resentment among land
owners.