Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Free land distribution in the district

Gifted lands cannot be sold for 30 years: Minister-The Hindu

................The benefit of free land was made available to all sections of the society, he said. For instance, in Cuddalore, 990.63 acres were given away on Monday to 1,380 beneficiaries. They included Adi Dravidars–407, Backward Classes–275, Most Backward Classes–694 and others–four.

The lands were located at Cuddalore–90 acres, Panruti–168 acres, Chidambaram–80 acres, Vriddhachalam–705 acres, Thittakudi–286 acres and Kattumannarkoil–51 acres.

The Minister said 5,599 acres of land had been identified for free distribution in the entire district with the number of beneficiaries put at 7,482. Wherever necessary, officials of the Agriuclture Department would test the quality of the soil, he said full story>>

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