Judicial enquiry of land allotted to Koyna project affected in Navi Mumbai
Nagpur, July 5:- Chief Minister Mr Devendra Fadnavis today declared that the judicial enquiry will be initiated in the case of land allotted to the Koyna project affected people in Navi Mumbai. He said that uniform policy will be made for distributing the land to the project affected people in the state.
Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis further said that the allegations made by the opposition are totally wrong. He said that the powers of allocation of land rests with the District Magistrate and no file is sent to be the chief minister or revenue minister.
The leader of the opposition Mr Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil raised the discussion under rule 97 in the state assembly today. Replying to his query chief minister further said that the number of Koyna project affected people in Raigad district are751 and 311 project affected have been allotted entire land whereas316 of them have been given partial land. In all 627 project affected have been allotted the land.
Mr Fadnavis further said that all the powers of allocating the land are given to the Additional District Magistrate and the land has been distributed as per the ordinance of2001. He also said that the decision to allot the land to the project affected people from Class 1 was taken in the year 2012 and the additional district magistrate only distributed it. He said that the land given to the beneficiaries belongs to State Government and CIDCO is the planning Tribunal of the land. He said that the revenue or Urban Development ministry has nothing to do with this allocation. The file related to such matters is not send to the Mantralaya. He also said that judicial enquiry will be initiated into the matter of distribution of land to Koyna project affected. Similarly, the enquiry of earlier 200cases of distributing of land will also be made said the chief minister.