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Land Bill cleared in Lok Sabha with 9 modifications, to be tabled in Rajya Sabha

On Tuesday, The contentious Land bill was  passed in the Lok Sabha test after the government carried out 9 modifications to it and persuaded its allies to support clearance of bill, setting the stage for its consideration in Rajya Sabha where the numbers are loaded against the government. Members from Congress, Trinamool Congress (TMC), Samajwadi Party, RJD and BJD walked out of the House while NDA ally Shiv Sena abstained as the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (Amendment) Bill 2015 was passed by voice vote.