Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa’s authorized inheritor J Deepa has moved the Madras Excessive Court docket, difficult the proposed acquisition of Veda Nilayam her late aunt’s Poes Backyard residence by the Tamil Nadu authorities to transform it right into a memorial.
The first grounds of her problem have been that the Land Acquisition Act, 2013,doesn’t empower the state authorities to amass personal land to transform it right into a memorial and that it has been executed even with out conducting and publishing social impression evaluation, which is obligatory beneath the act.
Aside from this, the land acquisition officer who handed the July 22 order, was not a reliable authority beneath the act, because it empowers solely the District Collector to cross such orders, Ms Deepa stated.
She additional contended that the Land Acquisition Act doesn’t present for acquisition of movable properties within the residence like, gold,silver, jewellery and different treasured objects.
Therefore, she sought a path from the courtroom to the authorities at hand over the movable properties acquired from Veda Nilayam to her and grant an interim keep in opposition to the operation of the acquisition order, pending disposal of the petition.
The plea filed within the excessive courtroom registry, is prone to be taken up for listening to within the first week of August.
Ms Deepa additionally alleged that the state authorities, beneath the guise of building a memorial to the late chief, has illegally taken possession of the movable and treasured supplies in the home.
Terming the transfer to transform Veda Nilayam right into a memorial a scandal, she charged the Tamil Nadu authorities with making an attempt to usurp the property and different treasured supplies in it.
Asserting that the acquisition and the announcement to create a memorial for Jayalalithaa by the federal government was executed solely with political agenda in view of the approaching meeting election, Ms Deepa stated the state, by making public the record of treasured supplies out there within the residence, has made it weak to theft.
On the best of the earnings tax division over the compensation fastened by the state for pending tax dues of Ms Jayalalithaa, Ms Deepa sought an interim path to restrain the division from withdrawing the compensation deposited with the jurisdictional civil courtroom, pending disposal of the current plea.
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