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Hundreds of Indian land laws cause confusion, conflict: Researchers

Updated : March 18, 2019 03:10 PM IST

A study of just eight of India's 29 states published by the New Delhi-based think tank the Centre for Policy Research (CPR), showed that there are more than 1,200 laws related to land, alongside about 150 federal laws.
The laws largely deal with reform, acquisition, taxation, land use and records, said Namita Wahi, head of the Land Rights Initiative at the CPR, adding that some dated back to the colonial era, and many contradict each other.
Hundreds of Indian land laws cause confusion, conflict: Researchers
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