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Idupalapaya case against YSR closed

Wed 21st Oct 2009 08:53 AM
Idupalapaya  case against  YSR  closed
Idupalapaya case against YSR closed

Hyderabad,Oct 21: The case filed by Nagam Janardhana Reddy, the Telugu Desam Party MLA against  late Dr Y S Rajasekhara  Reddy for violating  three different laws with regard to ownership of land in Idupalalpaya of  Kadapa  district  has been closed  by the High Court  here on  Wednesday.While  the  case  was  in progress , Rajasekhara Reddy passed away so  the court   took the  decision of  closing  down the  case.Of a total of 758 acres of land, the family of Rajasekhara Reddy has surrendered 618 acres of land. The land is part of the Idupulapaya Estate in Chakrayapeta area of the Kadapa District. Mostly farm land, it includes about 100 acres of teak and wood plantation as well as fruit orchards. According to the Land Reforms Act (1973), a family can possess up to a maximum of 54 acres of land in the state.

TDP MLA  Nagam Janardhan Reddy alleged that Ysr  along with his father purchased the land in 1997, when Rajasekhara Reddy became an MLA. According to Janardhan Reddy, the Acts violated by Ysr  are — AP Land Reforms Act (the Land Ceiling Act) 1971; 1967 AP Forest Act; and 1977 Act forbidding the sale, purchase or transfer of land that has been assigned by the Government to the poor.Challenging  these  violation of acts N Janardhan reddy filed a  case against Ysr  the  then  chief Minister of  Andhra Pradesh.

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