Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Punjab and Haryana High Court cancels land allotment to DLF by Haryana government

Residents of Wazirabad village had filled a public interest litigation (PIL) in the Punjab and Haryana High Court against allotment of around 350 acres prime land to the real estate giant DLF, that was acquired for public purpose by the Haryana government.
The PIL was filed by Rajkumr Yadav and other residents of Wazirabad village, who alleged that acting on the instance of DLF, the Haryana government acquired the land for public purpose and then allotted it to the company.
First, 75 acres of land was acquired by HUDA through notification of Sep 8, 1997, and then around 275 acres of land was acquired by HSIIDC through notification of Aug 8, 2003.The land was transferred to DLF Ltd. on February 9, 2010, on free hold basis.