A case to revisit India’s land laws
Two-thirds of civil cases in district courts relate to land and property matters
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As many as two-thirds of civil cases in district courts relate to land and property matters, shows a survey of Indian litigants released last week by Daksh, a Bangalore-based civil society organisation. That’s why reforms of land laws—such as the titling law passed by Rajasthan earlier this month, or other laws relating to transfer, inheritance and Hindu Undivided Families—are much needed.
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