Land row: Samajwadi Party demands Mayawati govt`s dismissal
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Last Updated: Wednesday, May 11, 2011, 21:21
Lucknow: Accusing the Uttar Pradesh government of selling farmers' land to industrial houses, Samajwadi Party on Wednesday demanded that the Governor should dismiss it immediately.

"The government is snatching land of farmers and selling it to big industrial houses. This is inhuman...the Governor should dismiss the government immediately," SP state president Akhilesh Yadav said.

Demanding amendment in Land Acquisition Act, he said acquisition should not be done without the consent of farmers.

Alleging the government of unleashing a rein of terror at in Bhatta Parsaul through police, Yadav said demands of the farmers should be met and those arrested should be released.

"Financial assistance should be given to kin of those killed in police firing and an inquiry into property of BSP leaders and officials should be done," he said.


First Published: Wednesday, May 11, 2011, 21:21

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