The Assam State Acquisition of Land belonging to Religious or Charitable Institutions of Public Nature Act, 1959(Assam Act IX of 1961) was brought into force with effect from the 10th of January, 1963. The Act provides for acquisition of land in the State belonging to these Institutions for which compensation in the form of annuity is assessed and paid. This excludes the Religious or Charitable Institutions in erstwhile Permanently Settled Areas of Karimganj Sub-Division and Goalpara District as referred to in Sub-Section 2 (4) of Section 13 of the Assam State Acquisition Acquisition of Zamindaries Act, 1951.
The Act aims at abolition of intermediaries by acquiring the excess lands belonging to the Religious or Charitable Institutions and for giving settlement of the same as per provisions laid down under Section 15 and 16 of the Act. Further, it aims at simplification of tenures in as much as the Debottar Land under Lakheraj leases belonging to the Institutions have been acquired.
Latest Compilation Statement of Reports received from the Districts regarding details about Religious Institutions and acquisition of excess land belonging to them can be downloaded as Format-I (for Institutions, in general) & Format-II (for Satras) from the below link:
|Format-I- Religious Institutions