HC resolves 3-decade-old land dispute; arms over Rs 7,000 cr land parcel to TS


HYDERABAD: Placing to relaxation the three-decade-old dispute over the land admeasuring 142 acres 39 guntas in survey quantity 393 and others in Manchirevula village, Rajender Nagar mandal, Ranga Reddy district, a division bench of the Telangana Excessive Court docket dominated that the stated land which has now a market worth of round Rs 7,000 crore belonged to the state authorities.

The bench comprising Chief Justice Satish Chandra Sharma and Justice N. Tukaramji declined the claims of round 45 personal individuals and basic energy of lawyer (GPA) holders, whose rivalry was that the stated land was allotted to their forefathers in Nineteen Fifties by the then authorities of Hyderabad state and the current authorities couldn’t take away their rights over the lands.


The stated land has been in possession of Greyhounds division of the state police, after it was allotted to it in 2006. The division bench put aside the one decide orders dated February 5, 2010, which discovered that the land belonged to the personal events, as their forefathers had been being possession of the lands since Forties and task orders had been made in favour of the possessors in 1953 by the federal government of the erstwhile Hyderabad state. The one decide additionally noticed that, simply on the bottom that the task process was accomplished in 1961, the federal government can’t contend that the Task Guidelines 1958 had been relevant.


The federal government’s rivalry was that the task pattas had been issued in 1961 by the then tahsildar in a fraudulent method and in response to the Task Guidelines of 1958, greater than 5 acres of land shall not be allotted to 1 particular person or household and the assigned land was not alienable by the use of sale transactions. On this case, round 142 acres of land was allotted to twenty individuals, by dividing seven acres per every particular person. Furthermore, the assignees made a GPA settlement on the market of the land. Other than that, one other rivalry of the state was that the then state authorities in 1961 issued GO 1122, prohibiting assigning vacant land in Hyderabad metropolis or inside 10 miles of its periphery. Manchirevula village falls throughout the 10 miles radius of Hyderabad.


Dispute over the land rights started in 1994, and the litigation went as much as the Supreme Court docket, which ratified the federal government’s choice to cancel the assigned pattas. After that, one other spherical of litigation was raised. A Excessive Court docket single decide accepted the claims of personal individuals. The federal government filed an enchantment in 2010, which has been pending for the previous 12 years. The division bench heard the contentions of either side on December 21, 2021 and pronounced the judgment on Friday.


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