Monday, September 8, 2014
The Additional Chief Secretary to the Government, Revenue and D.M. Dept., Government of Orissa has issued a Clarification regarding change of classification of land classified as communal. This clarification has been issued after queries have been raised on whether permissive possession can be accorded for utilisation of land recorded as communal or Sarbasadharana in the settlement records in the context of the Supreme Court ruling in the Jagpal Singh Case.
In its clarification dated 27th August, 2014, the Government has issued guidelines that shall be followed in the matter concerning lands classified as communal or Sarbasadharana in the settlement records.
The said clarification is appended below.