Sada Bainama: Setback To Government In HC
The High Court today directed the state government not to process about 6.74 lakh applications for the regularization of unregistered sale transactions.
Hyderabad | 11th November 2020
In a setback to the state government, the Telangana High Court today directed it not to process about 6.74 lakh applications which had been received after October 29 for the regularization of unregistered sale transactions (Sada Bainama).
It said that it was issuing the orders since the new Revenue Act had come into force from that date.
A division bench of the High Court, however, permitted the state government to process the 2.26 lakh applications which had been received by it between October 10 and October 29, and to cause enquiries into such applications.
The court made it clear that the decision taken on such applications would be subject to the outcome of the Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed on the issue challenging GO 112 issued by the state government on October 12 this year for the regularization of the unregistered sale transactions under the Telangana Rights in Law and Pattadar Passbook Act, 1971 (which has since been repealed).
The High Court later adjourned the case by two weeks by issuing directions to the state government to file its counter affidavit.
The case was filed by a 61-year-old farmer from Nirmal district.
Appearing on behalf of the state government, the Advocate General of the state B S Prasad said that the government had received a total of 2,26,693 applications between October 10 and October 29, and that it had received another 6,74,201 applications after October 29.
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