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SC:Land belonging to Scheduled Castes or Tribes cannot be bought by Non-Dalits

 21-SEP-2012

The Supreme Court of India on 20 September 2012 ruled that the land belonging to scheduled castes or tribes cannot be bought by non-dalits, including companies as such transactions are unconstitutional. A bench of justices KS Radhakrishnan and Dipak Misra gave the verdict on an appeal by the Rajasthan government against the state High Court's order holding such a sale to be valid in law.

The Rajasthan High Court had passed its order on an appeal by a private firm against the refusal by the state authorities to recognise or grant mutation to the purchase of a plot by the company from a person belonging to scheduled caste.



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By:poonam kumar | On:03-OCT-2014 22:51:31


Dear team members. I belong to ST family of a small tribal village of western Odisha. I have around 22 accers of self acquired cultivated land and I spend my life by aggriculture. I have decided to send my son for higher education. If I sell 2 accers I will get very good amount but no general is agree to purchase my land. Please advise that, can I sell


By:vikash kumar | On:29-AUG-2014 22:58:32


Sir I am a SC candidate, If I Purchase a Resrdential general land than can I resell that land to general. Pls advice me is it possible ?


By:mahesh sharma | On:10-JUL-2014 00:05:38


Can I purchase agriculture obc land into general in rajasthan Like keer is obc and Brahman is general


By:Naresh Yadav | On:31-MAY-2014 09:41:00


How to purchase agriculture sc/bc land into general in rajasthan. How to convert agriculture sc/bc land into general in rajasthan


By:Rabindra Hembram | On:20-MAY-2014 16:39:05


Pl. advice me I can sale my land? I am ST candidate. I purchase the a land from general caste.


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