Hyderabad Nizam's family wants compensation
news Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 05:30
Nizam heirs demand Compensation The News Minute | 15 October, 2014 | 9.00 am IST The legal heirs of Nizam VII, Mir Osman Ali Khan, met Telengana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao seeking compensation for the Nizam properties acquired by the Andra Pradesh government during 1955-56.Â It is reported that 23,253 acres of land owned Nizams was acquired by government and the government declared to have purchased 15,964 acres for Rs. 4 lakhs. In a statement Reported in Deccan Chronicle* this amount is not yet received.Â A special court to address the Land Grab (Prevention) Act and all cases of illegal sale and encroachment of the Nizamâ€™s properties was assured by the Chief Minister in 1991. But nothing was done. Nizam Family Welfare Association is demanding the present market value for the acquired land.