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TN industry, govt rap Bill

As with industry bodies elsewhere, those in Tamil Nadu say the central government’s proposed land acquisition bill unduly favours farmers at their expense, a sentiment shared in government policy making circles. Land acquisition is not considered a political problem in this state, as there has been no major controversy on the issue, while industrial growth has prospered. The thinking in official circles is that the state would bring its own bill in this regard, building on its own pro-industry past. Farmers’ views, that the definition of ‘public purpose’ in the new ...