Allottees Await Possession as LDA Try to Resolve Conflict With The Farmers

Reported by

Aashish Deep

Published on

June 19, 2017

June 19, 2017

Updated on

June 19, 2017

Location of Conflict

IIM Road

Lucknow

Reason or Cause of Conflict

Township/Real Estate

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People Affected by Conflict

5760

Land Area Affected (in Hectares)

250

ha

Starting Year

2006

State

Uttar Pradesh

Sector

Infrastructure

Around 1200 families await their homes as Lucknow Development Authority (LDA) has failed to start a housing project even after 11 years. In 2006 LDA proposed Vasant Kunj housing scheme on SitapurHardoi bypass and invited bookings for plots spread across the planned three sectors of Vasant Kunj. The rate for booking the land was decided at 3000 per sqm. When the LDA started the process for acquiring the land from the farmers, they refused to give away their land and demanded twice the compensation that LDA was offering, which LDA denied. For the next two years, LDA kept trying to convince the farmers. But agitation had raged during the period, with the village residents unhappy with the compensation offered holding protests, blocking roads, stalling work at the site and even clashing with the LDA staff. When pressure started building up from the allotters side, the authority decided to cancel the registrations and planned to first settle the dispute with the famers. On one hand all the steps to convince the village residents were failing, on the other hand allotters also started building pressure on LDA to rebook the plots. Giving in to the pressure LDA tried to allot land to the people at a different location but this plan also failed owing to the lack of availability of land. With the dispute still unresolved, LDA is now planning a new housing scheme at the same location. According to the engineers of LDA, the matter with the farmers will soon be resolved.

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Region Classification

Urban

Type of Land

Private

Type of Common Land

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