Livelihoods | VOL. 15, ISSUE 88, January-February 2015 |
The author is Post Doctoral Research Fellow, Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata. firstname.lastname@example.org
The New Land Act of 2013 was meant to remove the historic injustice perpetrated on land owners and sought to incorporate those dependent on agricultural land for livelihood. However, proposed amendments to the New Act will undermine its major clauses, and fail to achieve the purpose it was aimed for.