Won’t renew land acquisition ordinance: Modi


By NewsGram Staff Writer

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his radio address Mann ki Baat, said on Sunday that his government will not renew the land acquisition ordinance that lapses on Monday.

Pm-Modi (1)“I have decided. The ordinance lapses tomorrow, and we will not renew it,” Modi said.

He said a statutory order was being brought to include 13 central acts to extend benefits to those farmers whose land is acquired.

“The government has a clear heart. For the benefit of farmers, the government will do anything.”

The 13 central acts includes those related to national highways and railways.

With inputs from IANS