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Singur physical land possession process to begin on October 20

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

The process of giving physical possession of land to farmers in will begin on October 20, Chief Minister today said.

Talking to reporters at the state secretariat after chairing a high-level meet on Singur, she said, "The process of giving physical possession of land in will begin on October 20. I will be present personally."

This process would be completed in 20-22 days, she said.

According to Banerjee, 80 per cent land in had been made ready for farming.

A division bench of justices Arun Mishra and of Supreme on August 31 ruled that the land process in Singur for the car project was faulty and was not for public purpose.

The had directed that land be returned to the farmers within 12 weeks' time.

Banerjee had dubbed the Supreme verdict as a "landmark victory" and said her government would implement it in letter and spirit.

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First Published: Mon, October 17 2016. 19:22 IST