Judgement of the Supreme Court of India regarding land acquisition for widening of a road, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, 29/06/2016
Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Visakhapatnam Urban Development Authority Versus S.S. Naidu & Others dated 29/06/2016 regarding land acquisition of of TS No.83/1 of Waltair Ward of Visakhapatnam for the purpose of widening of a road. The award was made and ultimately compensation in respect of the land in question was also determined at Rs.7,82,612.56. After the Award was made, the respondents/land-owners of the land in question made a request to the authorities concerned for withdrawal of the acquisition, though possession of the land in question was, in fact, taken on 20th February, 1982.
Supreme Court quash and set aside the impugned judgment dated 24th January, 2012 delivered by the Andhra Pradesh High Court quashing the acquisition proceedings.