Judgement of the Supreme Court of India regarding acquisition of land by Tata Motors Ltd., Singur, District Hooghly, West Bengal, 31/08/2016

  • 31/08/2016

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Kedar Nath Yadav Vs State of West Bengal And Others dated 31/08/2016 regarding acquisition of land by Tata Motors Ltd. to an extent of about 1000 acres within the mouzas Gopalnagar, Singherberi, Beraberi, Khaserberi and Bajemelia, P.S. Singur, District Hooghly, West Bengal.

Supreme Court directs that "land be given back to all land owners since they have been deprived of the usufruct of the land for a decade as such the compensation paid to them shall not be recovered. They are permitted to retain it or claim it in full and final settlement of claim towards damages for deprivation of use of their land etc".