Indian farmers seek justice over land sale

Government proposes new land ownership law, as farmers in New Delhi say they were cheated over land sale.

    Farmers in New Delhi feel cheated. Over a decade ago, they were compensated just $1 per square metre for land the state government now says is worth $200 per square metre.

    The farmers are now staging protests and demanding justice, saying they were swindled by local authorities and unscrupulous buyers.

    The government is tabling a new land bill to be debated in parliament soon, but critics say it will not go far enough.

    Nilanjan Chowdry reports from a suburb of New Delhi, India.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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