Right to Compensation for Land inbuilt under Article 300A

Observing that the right to claim compensation for land acquired by the government is in-built in Article 300A of the Constitution, the Supreme Court (‘SC”), in Kalyani (dead) through Lrs and ors vs Sulthan Bathery Municipality, noted that: “The appellants are farmers and the land utilized is agricultural land. It was part of their livelihood. Depriving them of their part of their livelihood and also of their property without authority of law would be violative of Article 21 and Article 300A of the Constitution,”