No forceful land acquisition: Indian Railway

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New Delhi, Sep 16 (ANI): The Ministry of Railways has decided on Wednesday that there shall not be any forceful acquisition of land for the railway projects.

According to a press release by the ministry, it has been decided to comprehensively review Railways Land Acquisition policy to ensure that forceful acquisition of land, including agriculture land, is completely avoided.

The focus of this review will be to facilitate transaction, purchase and acquisition of land directly from the landowner with complete transparency.

All existing land acquisition cases shall be critically examined in the light of the above review within a period of one month, release stated.(ANI)

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