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CASE LAW TO RECONVEY PROPERTY IF IT IS NOT USED FOR THE PURPOSE OF ACQUISITION

Tamil Nadu Housing Board v. Keeravani Ammal and Others (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA)Date of Judgment : 15/3/2007Land Acquisition Act, 1894 - s. 48B - Appeal against High Court's order directing the State of Tamil Nadu, its officers and the Tamil Nadu Housing Board to re-convey the suit property - Suit property acquired by government left idle for 21 years - Held, once a piece of land has been duly acquired under the Land Acquisition Act, the land becomes the property of the State, it is doubtful whether the Government can withdraw from the acquisition, since the case of the State and the Housing Board is that possession has been taken and plans finalised to fulfill the purpose for which the acquisition was made, further there is no plea in the writ petition that a request for re- conveyance was made in terms of Section 48B of the Act as amended in the State of Tamil Nadu - Appeal allowed....
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