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Gujarat Passes Bill to Prevent Land Grabbing; Introduces Jail Term Of 10 Years

Gujarat Assembly on September 24 unanimously passed a bill that prohibits land grabbing in the state. Under The Gujarat Land Grabbing (Prohibition) Bill, 2020, land grabbers will incur a jail term of minimum ten years, which may extend up to 14 years. Besides, the accused will bear the burden of proving not guilty. Bill also proposes to set up a special court for fast trials of such cases.

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 - 09:36 AM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: Gujarat, monsoon session, Amendment, Land Grabbers

Courtesy: The Indian Express