Chhattisgarh’s farmer unrest: As landholdings dwindle, govt plans a new law – Indian Express

“The government is bringing this legislation to prevent circumvention of the relief and rehabilitation policy, with agriculture land being bought by intermediaries but later being sold for industrial purposes,” Chief Minister Raman Singh told The Indian Express on Sunday. Last month, he had said, “They (companies) set up a project of Rs 5,000 crore, but complain about compensation that is just a fraction of the cost.”

via Chhattisgarh’s farmer unrest: As landholdings dwindle, govt plans a new law – Indian Express.

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