Maharashtra repeals Urban Land Ceiling Act

Maharashtra repeals Urban Land Ceiling Act  the Maharashtra government repealed the Urban Land (Ceiling and Regulation) Act, 1976 on November 29 saying "the basic purpose of the act was not fulfilled'. The state government was under severe pressure from the centre to repeal the act to avail funds under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission.

The move is expected to release over 36,000 hectares (ha)

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