Land Acquisition Policy and Displacement: A Socio–Legal Study

  • Rahul Patel and Manish Bharadwaj
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  • Rahul Patel

    Student at Law College Dehradun, Uttaranchal University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India

  • Manish Bharadwaj

    Assistant Professor at Law College Dehradun, Uttaranchal University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India

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The complicated connection among buying property and relocation is examined in this article, along with the legal and social problems that result from the act. The purchase of land is frequently portrayed as an essential motor that promotes economic growth and makes it possible to build essential facilities. For relocated groups, nevertheless, it frequently occurs at a high cost—they lose their places of residence, means of subsistence, and cultural legacy. The economic implications of relocation are examined in the article, involving loss of revenue, social breakdown, and artistic degradation. It is suggested that land acquisition laws be guided by the idea of social fairness. Fair reimbursement, involvement of the public in making choices, and openness are all necessary for social justice. It calls for looking into other options, such as land gathering, which enables property holders to profit from development initiatives. The paper concludes by highlighting the significance of environmentally friendly development methods. To reduce relocation and advance both environmental and social wellness, this entails carrying out in-depth evaluations of the social and environmental impacts and applying creative land-use techniques.




International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 7, Issue 3, Page 2794 - 2802


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