Land Acquisition Bill: Consensus eluded Centre, now four states relax their land laws

By | October 15, 2016

The Centre’s inability to build a political consensus for its land acquisition law in 2015 notwithstanding, four major states — Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Odisha — have taken decisive steps to free up regulations relating to commercial use of land.

States that have moved
GUJARAT: Passed own land acquisition law, got Presidential assent
UP: Exceptions widened to allow land-leasing to people in businesses
MP: Interested in changing its law to allow land-leasing
ODISHA: Ready to amend law to allow land-leasing

Source: Indian Express