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Uttarakhand : According to the documents, the claim of the people on the land is older than the plan of the railway

The Uttarakhand High Court has given the final decision on the petition of Ravi Shankar Joshi. A press conference was held by the Basti Bachao Sangharsh Samiti, Banbhulpura. During the press conference, Rajni Joshi, the co-coordinator of the committee, told that the decision has considered the occupation of the Gorkha rulers in the historical perspective of the land, which was later handed over to the Nepali rulers in 1815 by the East India Company. defeated in 1816

Under the Sanguli treaty, the owner of the land has been accepted from the company to the British rule, after independence the transfer of the land to the Government of India has been accepted. Feudal and colonial rulers have been recognized as owners, but land ownership has not been seen as a basis of civil rights in independent India. People who were living here since colonial times.

  • While taking the decision on the land, the decision has been taken considering the Railways as the owner instead of the land having ownership dispute. Whereas Railways has not submitted any documents of land acquisition. There is no mention of the Land Acquisition Act, 1894 anywhere.
  • This decision makes the Railways the owner of the land without legal documents. The lease of 1937-1940 is available with the public.

Which is before the 1959 map, plan of the railway. This fact shows that the claim of the people on this land is older than the plan of the railway. And they say that the High Court should reconsider its decision once and Basti Bachao Sangharsh Samiti is also putting Punaryachika in the High Court.