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August 12th, 2015
Indian Policymakers Need to Address Real Problems in the Land Market

There seems to be an emerging consensus across the political spectrum, that it is not prudent to tamper with the decade-old and ongoing process of land market reform. The earlier “revenue laws” on registration of titles were a part of a century-old colonial law. The imperial government kept almost complete control over land titles and use. It dispensed land as “inams” to a dependent class, and, in large measure, the freedom movement was created around changing that. Read more via The Indian Express