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Another 82-hectare of land acquired from farmers for upcoming Jewar airport

The development comes five days after 44 villagers were arrested over a protest and planned blockade of a toll plaza, Yamuna Expressway and local market

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Press Trust of India Noida
The Gautam Buddh Nagar administration on Saturday acquired another 82-hectare of land from farmers for the upcoming Jewar airport, completing 75 per cent of required acquisition for the first phase of the project.

The 82-hectare land was acquired from Dayanatpur village and transferred to the Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA), the nodal agency for the airport, officials said.  "So far 923-hectare of the 1,239-hectare required for first phase of the Greenfield International Airport has been acquired and transferred to YEIDA," District Magistrate B N Singh said, according to an official statement.  

The development comes five days after 44 villagers in Jewar

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First Published: Sep 28 2019 | 9:51 PM IST

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