Mamata Banerjee to compensate 800 Singur farmers


KOLKATA: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will today remunerate 800 agriculturists after the Supreme Court scratched off the Singur land procurement. Pradip Bhattacharya, previous state Congress president, has scrutinized the administration's turn, saying the choice to disseminate the checks was okay however what might be the destiny of the area. 

"This legislature has chosen to disseminate the checks to unwilling agriculturists and the Chief Minister herself would go there to do as such. That is one a player in this story. Be that as it may, the other part of the story is the thing that would be the destiny of the area," Mr Bhattacharya told Asian News International. 

"It is fine that now they are circulating the checks. Why they deferred this for six months? Who endured in view of this? It's the Bengal individuals. In this way, I don't comprehend for to what extent this dramatization would proceed with," he included. 

The Supreme Court on August 31 had drop the arrangement through which the previous Left government in West Bengal procured land in Singur in 2006, along these lines giving Tata Motors a major difficulty. 

The top court had advised the West Bengal Government to hand the area back to the agriculturists in the following 12 weeks. The decision included that the agriculturists don't need to give back the remuneration they got from the legislature since they were denied of their job for 10 years. 

Ms Banerjee, in the wake of coming to control, passed the Singur Land Rehabilitation and Development Act, 2011, to assume control over the area given to the Tata's by the past government. The Tata Group was given around a thousand sections of land of area by the state government in 2006 to construct an auto fabricating plant, yet in the wake of vicious challenges from the Trinamool Congress, the undertaking was retired. 

Goodbye Motors moved the Calcutta High Court testing the law. The procurement of the area was maintained by a trial court and the law went by the TMC-drove state government was announced unlawful on bid. After that, the question moved to the Supreme Court.