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Raje govt to reinstate concessional land allotments: Minister

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

The Vasundhara Raje-led in has decided to reinstate concessional land allotments to various castes and communities, state's urban development and housing minister said.

The minister said that out of the 61 land allotments, a maximum of 35 allotments are in Kota district. Different organisations will be given land at six places in


"We have been receiving demands from the members of various castes and communities after which the state Cabinet decided to allot land at concessional rates," state's Urban Development and Housing Minister (UDH) Srichand Kriplani said.

"The rate of re-allotment is yet to be decided," he said.

However, the original decision was taken by the previous in

It should also be noted that the state government, after coming to power in 2013, had cancelled 61 of such land allotments made by the previous

Incidentally, the U-turn of the Raje comes close on the heels of them giving a go-ahead to a luxury residential complex -- which they had cancelled initially.

The then Ashok Gehlot had agreed to allot the land at concessional rates ahead of the 2013 assembly polls, and now the has given a green signal ahead of assembly election scheduled by the end of next year.

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First Published: Thu, October 12 2017. 18:57 IST
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