West Bengal’s first private airport project is
facing land hurdle.People whose lands have been acquired are
complaining of inadequate compensation and threatening to block the project. They submitted a charter
of demand to the administration on Monday.
first private airport in West Bengal is likely to be operational by 2011.
said they hope to complete the
acquisition 2362.84 acre required for the first phase in the next four to six
months and added that the government
would complete the land acquisition notification soon . Earlier the process of
land acquisition was delayed due to lack of clearance from the steering
committee which was set by the government for the proposed green field project.