MANU/SC/0342/1968

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Decided On: 23.04.1968

Appellants: Balammal and Ors.
Vs.
Respondent: State of Madras and Ors.

JUDGMENT

J.C. Shah, J.

1. In this group of appeals arising out of land acquisition references, two questions fall to be determined:

(1) Whether the owners are entitled to get 15 per cent solatium in addition to the market value for compulsory acquisition of the lands; and

(2) Whether the rate at which compensation has been awarded to the claimants for compulsory acquisition of the lands is justified by the evidence.

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