M/S MAGNUM PROMOTERS P. LTD. Vs. UNION OF INDIA & ORS.

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

CIVIL APPELLATE JURISDICTION

I.A.3 of 2014

IN

CIVIL APPEAL NO.4284 OF 2011

M/S MAGNUM PROMOTERS P. LTD. ………APPELLANT

Vs.

UNION OF INDIA & ORS. ………RESPONDENTS

 

This I.A. No.3 of 2014 in Civil Appeal No.4284 of 2011 is filed by the appellant seeking for direction and appropriate orders for disposal of this appeal in terms of Section 24(2) of the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013 (in short ‘the Act of 2013’). The appellant-land owner has come to this Court questioning the correctness of the judgment and order dated 16.05.2008 passed by the High Court of Delhi in W.P.(C)No. 3695 of 1999, inter alia, urging various facts and legal contentions .Brief facts of the case are that the appellant is the lawful owner of the land comprised in Khasra Nos. 750 Min (1-2 ½) and 751 Min (0-18) situated in the revenue estate of Village Malikpur, Kohi alias Rangpuri, Tehsil Mehrauli in the National Capital Territory of Delhi (for short ‘NCT, Delhi’). The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) vide its sanction bearing No. S.N.406/B/HQ/17/148/AE (B) HQ III dated 12.07.1990 gave sanction for constructing the farmhouse from common land. On 17.12.1993, the Completion Certificate with regard to the farm house on the land in question was issued to the appellant by the MCD. On 27.06.1996, the Government of National Capital Territory issued Notification No.F.9 (12)/95 /L&B/LA/8474 dated01.06.1995 under Section 4 of Land Acquisition Act, 1894 (in short ’the repealed L.A. Act’) for the acquisition of the different parcels of land including an area measuring 369 bighas and biswa situated in the revenue estate of village Malikpur Kohi alias Rangpuri in the NCT, Delhi. The above said notification issued for acquisition of the land covered the land and building owned by the appellant bearing Khasra No. 750 for 3 bighas and Khasra No.751 for 3.12 bighas. The public purpose mentioned in the said acquisition notification was for development of Vasant Kunj Phase IV….read more