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Related News Drawing flak from the National Green Tribunal over its failure to check waste burning, With a view to further build the capacities and encourage research, Three years of continuous drought and extreme weather events in Marathwada has made agriculture more unpredictable, Brief Scores: Jharkhand: 246 & 104 Andhra Pradesh: 304 & 47/1 in 11 overs (Srikar Bharat 25,Ashish Kumar 1/28) For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Mohd Faisal Fareed | Lucknow | Published: July 11 2015 2:58 am The MLA claimed that farmers in Khurja were paid only Rs 732 per square metre as compensation for their land Related News Protests by a BJP MLA has put on halt the ongoing work on the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor a project under Ministry of Railways and on top priority of the central government A group of farmers led by Sikandrabad MLA Vimla Solanki stopped the work in Khurja area of Bulandshahr district alleging that the Railways acquired land for the project at a very low price She threatened that the work will not will be allowed to resume at the site till better compensation was paid for the land The district administration however claimed that Solanki is creating hindrance as she wants higher compensation for a piece of land in Khanpur village which belongs to her relatives “I tried explaining to her several times that maximum compensation has been paid We cannot give higher compensation just because her relative’s land is being acquired” Vishal Singh Additional District Magistrate (Executive) told The Indian Express Share This Article Related Article On the other hand Solanki claimed her fight is for the farmers’ cause “Is it wrong to protest if an MLA’s or her relative’s land is being acquired at low price Are all the farmers in the affected 12 villages my relatives Can’t an MLA be a farmer and protest to raise her demands I am not against the project but for higher compensation to the farmers” she claimed On Thursday Solanki reached Khanpur village near Gangraul Halt where the work for the project is going on and sat on dharna along with farmers They forced the earth moving machines at the construction site to leave The MLA claimed that farmers in Khurja were paid only Rs 732 per square metre as compensation for their land “It is ridiculous Farmers’ land is being looted The Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA) which had acquired land in same area has paid Rs 1400 to Rs 4000 per sqm I will not allow this to happen Work will not be allowed Farmers should get compensation at four times the circle rate as announced by the state government” Solanki said She also said that at present the farmers are getting compensation at the rate of Rs 350 lakh per bigha while the private rate is over Rs 7 lakh per bigha The farmers were still sitting on dharna at construction site on Friday and the movement has spread to nearly 13 villages including Khanpur Nagla Banshi Sikanderpur Kamalpur Bair and Bhadaula “Nearly 10 days back I had met Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu and apprised him about the situation The minister informed me that land acquisition was done by state government and his ministry is paying the compensation as quoted by the former He even committed that if higher compensation was demanded by state government it will be paid” she claimed Solanki said that after meeting Prabhu she held talks with district administration but only got assurance When told that the project is on top priority of the central government the MLA claimed that even they should be sympathetic towards farmers’ plight “Whosoever it is state or central government both have to listen to farmers’ demand with a sympathetic attitude else work will not be allowed” she claimed The ADM (Executive) Vishal Singh meanwhile said “The land acquisition process has been completed Every compensation after deciding all the appeals has been paid including Rs 10000 as ex-gratia to every farmer Since it is a different project we cannot pay compensation like YEIDA” he said Contacted state BJP president Laxmikant Bajpai defended Solanki “The compensation that is being given (was decided) before the new land acquisition ordinance came into force So the state government can increase the amount in this case with mutual consent of the farmers Whatever compensation state government decides with farmers we will ensure that it is paid by the Railways” Bajpai said He denied that Solanki owns any land in the area which is being acquired for the project “Obviously an MLA is a public representative and has to attend to grievances of farmers” he added The Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor constructed by Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited (DFCCL) an enterprise of Indian Railways with a length of 1839 kilometres will offer a route dedicated to movement of various goods Traversing through six states its major portion will fall in Uttar Pradesh It will cross 19 districts of UP covering 1049 kilometres In UP it will enter from Gautam Budh Nagar and travel to Chandauli before entering Bihar UP government expects an investment of Rs 20000 crore through this corridor For all the latest Lucknow News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Ahmedabad | Updated: April 26 2015 1:30 am According to Praveen Togadia the rights of over 60 crore farmers of India have been ignored for long (Source: Express Archive) Related News Taking a pro-farmer stance Dr Pravin Togadia the head of Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Saturday said the right-wing Hindu nationalist organisation will not support any attempt that involves acquisition of farmer’s land Though Togadia refrained from directly attacking the Modi-government and the Land Acquisition Bill the VHP leader while addressing an event said “One can understand if one farmer commits suicide But in the last 10 years over four lakh farmers have committed suicide One farmer yesterday tried to commit suicide in Jamnagar (Gujarat) a day ago a similar attempt was made in Pune and Lucknow I am not bringing the Congress-BJP politics in to this But the people who feed the world are dying…” Share This Article Related Article According to the VHP leader the rights of over 60 crore farmers of India have been ignored for long “I want to state clearly that we are against land acquisition The land of farmers should not be acquired” Togadia said in a VHP event where he presented the “Hindu Ratna” awards to badminton legend and national coach Pullela Gopichand and two other agriculture scientists “Of the total land in the country about 50 percent is nonagricultural land I want that industries come in this country and they grow but give the nonagricultural land to the industrialists If you want to make roads then you can take the farmer’s land But it is not right to acquire one kilometer of farmer’s land on both sides of the road” he added “I will tell both the Centre and all the state governments that they need to change their outlook towards farmers or otherwise 60 crore farmers will not be able to survive in villages They will start migrating to cities which will not be able to sustain the influx” Togadia added VHP presents award to Pullela Gopichand Meanwhile while receiving the award from the VHP which includes a citation and a cash reward of Rs 51000 the badminton coach Pullela Gopichand said “It is a happy moment for me that I am receiving this award from the VHP…” He went on to describe his association with yoga and how it had helped him recuperate from his injuries He also mentioned his association and meeting with saints whenever he toured during his playing days He claimed that these meetings helped him improve his concentration The citation read out during the award ceremony described Gopichand as a person who has been associated with “gaushalas” an expert on yoga and a person who had refused an advertising project from an multi-national company For all the latest Ahmedabad News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Shubhangi Khapre | Mumbai | Updated: October 10 2014 10:45 am Related News Prime minister Narendra Modi Thursday urged the people to ‘bring the curtain down on the era of coalition government’ and give a clear mandate to BJP to enable government with accountability and responsibility “A BJP party government in Maharashtra will enable the people to twist the ears of the political leaders if they fail to deliver Why do you want to waste your golden opportunity to make the government more accountable” he asked people at a rally held at Ghatkopar in Mumbai “Agar dena hi hain tau chappar phad ke do” ( If you want to give mandate give generously) he appealed to the responsive crowd which often interrupted his speech with chanting of “Modi Modi” The PM was addressing his second election rally in Mumbai Last week he had a poll rally at Race Course On Thursday Modi clearly skipped the mention of both Shiv Sena and MNS But he did mention how coalition government of Congress and NCP for the last 15 years have adversely affected the growth and development of the state Modi said “The Congress and NCP often blamed each other for the failures So it is always better to have a single party rule” Citing his own example at Centre he said “The people have given me a clear mandate at the Centre Now can I ever make any excuse for not delivering the promises and policies of public welfare” Similarly I feel in Maharashtra we cannot afford a lame crippled government It has to be a decisive mandate The October 15 Assembly polls should be the end of coalition era in Maharashtra” Setting aside the petty politics in the state where Modi has become the target of Congress NCP Shiv Sena and MNS the prime minister talked about great potential in Maharashtra He said “Mumbai is the financial capital of India Why can’t Mumbai become the international financial capital Why no efforts have been made in the past by the governments to transform Mumbai into a world class city Or strive to accord the international financial capital status which it rightly deserves” For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related News Rakesh Solanki was the top-scorer.

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