Karnataka identifies 1.21 lakh acres for acquisition

Karnataka identifies 1.21 lakh acres for acquisition

Out of this, preliminary notification has been issued for 57,016.29 acres and final notification for 28,917.16 acres, Large and Medium Industries Minister Murugesh R Nirani said in a written reply in the Legislative Assembly.

He said farmers/land owners have protested against the acquisition of 722.05 acres in Belagola and other villages in Mandya district, 2,000 acres in Shekroze, Pallapura and other villages in Gulbarga district and 62 acres in Konagavalli village in Shimoga district.

The price advisory committee headed by the Deputy Commissioner of the district determines the rate of compensation in respect of the lands acquired in the concerned district by consent after giving a hearing to the farmers and considering their representations, Nirani said.

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