Interviews
01 October 2011

Ajit Singh met Vilas Rao Deshmukh on Land Acquisition Act at Krishi Bhavan

Jayant Chaudhary

Ajit Singh met Vilas Rao Deshmukh on Land Acquisition Act at Krishi Bhavan

India's leading farmer leader Chaudhary Ajit Singh today met Minister for Rural Development, Vilas Rao Deshmukh with his demand to make changes in the archaic 1984 Land Acquisition Act. He claimed after meeting Vilasrao at Krishi Bhavan that he was assured by the minister that the Bill will be introduced in the coming Parliament session. MP Jayant Chaudhary also accompanied his father today. Ajit Singh was the first leader who tried to visit Bhatta Parsaul village in Greater Noida after peasant movements against alleged land acquisition. But he was stopped before he cound enter the village.