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Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project: SC dismisses plea by Godrej & Boyce

The land in suburban Vikhroli was acquired by the Maharashtra government and the National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) for the bullet train project

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Bhavini Mishra New Delhi
Clearing the way for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project, the Supreme Court on Friday dismissed an appeal by Godrej & Boyce and upheld the acquisition of the company-owned land in Vikhroli.

“Much water has flown. The possession has been taken over and the construction has started. The only issue remaining is your claim for enhancement of compensation,” the Bench headed by Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud said at the outset of the hearing.

The land in suburban Vikhroli was acquired by the Maharashtra government and the National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) for the bullet train project.

Godrej and Boyce had challenged

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First Published: Feb 24 2023 | 9:16 PM IST

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