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Congress requests Guv to deny assent to land revenue code bill

Press Trust of India  |  Raipur 

The Opposition today urged the not to give assent to the ChhattisgarhLandRevenue Code (Amendment)Bill, 2017, saying it is against the interests of tribals.

A delegation of leaders including of Opposition T S Singhdeo and state Bhupesh Baghel and handed him a memorandum.

The memorandum alleged that theBill, passed during last month's Assembly session, violates several Constitutional provisions.

The state is trying to do away with restrictions on purchase of tribal lands in the scheduled areas through this amendment bill, it said.

The bill has drawn criticism from the Congress and Sarva Samaj leaders, and also from some leaders.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, January 10 2018. 23:30 IST
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