The Karnataka government distributed title deeds to eligible beneficiaries in Bengaluru Rural and Urban districts under Sections 94 (C) and 94 (CC) of the Karnataka Land Reforms Act 1964, for regularization of unauthorized construction of houses on government land.
Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai symbolically distributed title deeds to a few beneficiaries at a function organized on March 20 in Bengaluru, in the presence of Revenue Minister R. Ashok, BJP MLAs and officials. He said that, in total, 3 lakh title deeds have been distributed to eligible beneficiaries.
More than 1.50 lakh title deeds have been distributed to families residing in Lambani Tandas, Kurubara Hatti, Gollara Hatti. About 1.54 lakh title deeds have been distributed to families in rural areas, he said.
Under Section 90 (CC) of Land Reforms Act, Mr Bommai said 1.72 lakh title deeds have been distributed, and houses have been constructed.
‘Encroached land’ of coffee plantations have been given on contract to 40,000 planters. More than one lakh acres of ‘deemed forests’ have been given to farmers for cultivation of crops.