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Singur Bill receives Governor`s assent

Last Updated: Monday, June 20, 2011 - 20:40

Kolkata: The Bill scrapping the previous Left Front government`s deal with Tata Motors to return land to `unwilling` farmers in Singur passed by the West Bengal
Assembly on June 14, on Monday received Governor MK Narayanan`s

"The Governor has assented to the Singur Land
Rehabilitation and Development Bill - 2011," state Industry
Minister Partha Chatterjee told newsmen here quoting a
communication to the administration from the Raj Bhavan.

"Now notification will be made on this followed by
the framing of rules by a committee," Chatterjee said.

The Bill was passed in the Assembly, amid a walkout by
the Opposition Left parties, by voice vote along with some
amendments brought by the government.


First Published: Monday, June 20, 2011 - 20:40
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