Kolkata: The West Bengal cabinet will meet on June 13 to discuss the Singur Bill before it is tabled in the state Assembly, with the draft submitted to the Chief Minister's Office on Saturday, Secretariat sources said.
The Bill, being prepared by the Industry Department, would seek to revoke the lease agreement between the Tatas and WBIDC by virtue of which nearly 1,000 acre would be reclaimed by the state at Singur, the site of the abandoned Tata Motors Nano project.
"A cabinet meeting has been convened on June 13," Law Minister Maloy Ghatak said.
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had hurriedly announced an ordinance on Thursday to reclaim land at Singur, but on Friday she said the government would table the land reclamation bill in the Assembly session, which has been advanced to June 13 from June 24....more
07:13 PM, Jun 11, 2011