Thursday, June 02, 2011

Two interviews on Land Acquisition in India

'Active role of state, well defined "public purpose", consent - imperatives in land acquisition'

Dr Smita Gupta, senior economist with the Institute of Human Development and someone who is actively involved with farmers' organisations comments on the "land acquisition issue" in India. A Newsclick Presentation

'Must not see Land Acquisition in isolation from larger Agrarian Question'

S.P. Shukla, Former Member of Planning Commission, discusses the land acquisition policies and ways of various State governments in the country. He argues for a comprehensive Land Use Policy document to be prepared by the central authorities in India. A Newsclick Presentation

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