Farmers land acquired under Mansarovar Housing Scheme in Lucknow

Reported by

Ankur Goswami

Published on

March 22, 2018

March 22, 2018

Updated on

March 22, 2018

Location of Conflict

Kanpur Road

Lucknow

Reason or Cause of Conflict

Township/Real Estate

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People Affected by Conflict

Land Area Affected (in Hectares)

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Starting Year

1987

State

Uttar Pradesh

Sector

Infrastructure

The Lucknow Development Authority had acquired land from 23 villages in several phases in between 19761987 for its the Mansarovar housing project at Kanpur Road. The construction activity started in 2016. Around 60 to 70 per cent of the project has been completed.

However, the farmers are demanding more compensation than what is presently being given to them. For the land, the farmers are paid the compensation at the rate of around ₹3 to ₹3.5 per sq feet. But now, they are demanding the compensation at the rate of ₹14 per sq feet. Under the banner of the Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) Awadh, farmers are staging the agitation against the development authority.

The farmers also contend that government job to one person per family was also promised, which has not been realised. The Bhartiya Kisan Union, under the banner of which the protests are being held, feels that the farmers have been cheated by the Government. There is no further updates on protests.

Demand/Contention of the Affected Community

Demand for more compensation than promised

Demand for rehabilitation

Other Demand/Contention of the Affected Community

Region Classification

Urban

Type of Land

Private

Type of Common Land

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Has the Conflict Ended?

Yes

When did it end?

Why did the conflict end?

Categories of Legislations Involved in the Conflict

Land Acquisition Laws

Legislations/Policies Involved

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Nature of Protest

Protests/marches

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Government Departments Involved in the Conflict:

Lucknow Development Authority

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