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Land Acquisition Issue in India: a Solution to Way Ahead! Essay

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With coming to fore as the fastest growing economy in the world, even surpassing China, India has made a

strong come back after a deep lull marred by what corporates, economists and bureaucrats termed as the

‘policy paralysis’. The various initiatives by the NDA government have been effective in garnering

confidence among the existing as well as potential global investors. This renewed enthusiasm is attracting

players in fields which were originally dominated by the government, the recent being the highly successful

auction of coal blocks. As a layman, what one misses to see in these auctions is that those blocks with

better connectivity and infrastructure facilities have attracted substantially higher bids as compared to

others. Not only just coal blocks, but any investment opportunity attracts a higher premium if it is supported

with better infrastructure. And our previous government, and to some extent the present one as well, have

failed to gain from this opportunity. In an attempt to push this sector, BJP government came with certain

reforms in the form of early environmental clearances and moderating the Land Acquisition Bill passed

during the UPA regime. But as expected in the political conundrum, the bill was rebuked in the Upper Ho use

of the Parliament, where UPA is in majority. What our political parties (here, all except BJP) don’t realize is

that any such action is against their ‘political agenda’ of nation building. The exponential economic growth in

the last two decades has increased demand for land from many sources, such as infrastructure, industry,

resource extraction (such as mining) and urbanization, including real estate. Even when many of these

activities are funded privately and driven by profit motive, they serve a soci al purpose, as employment

generation per unit of land is higher in non-agricultural uses than in agriculture. For instance, a 4,000 MW...

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