Quick view: Farmers protest against land acquisition by Maruti

Mar 12 2014, 05:49 IST
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SummaryFarmers from Hansalpur village, the proposed site for the upcoming Maruti plant, on Tuesday staged a day-long dharna outside the collector's office in the city.

Farmers protest against land acquisition by Maruti

Farmers from Hansalpur village, the proposed site for the upcoming Maruti plant, on Tuesday staged a day-long dharna outside the collector's office in the city. They were protesting against the construction of a wall on the disputed 207-acre land. The dispute is over ownership of land, which, the villagers claim, was taken away from them at a throwaway price and given to Maruti. The case is expected to come up for hearing in the Gujarat High Court on Thursday, March 13.

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