The court said that the petitioners are entitled to get the enhanced compensation from Rs.2000/- for A-Block and Rs.1000/- for B-Block to Rs.12,900/- per bigha for both categories of land besides they are entitled for solitium @ 30% and additional amount under Section 23 (1A) @ 12% per annum from the date of notification till the award or taking over of possession which ever is earlier on the market price. The petitioners are also entitled for interest @ 9% per annum for one year on the enhanced amount from the date of award or taking over possession of land which ever is earlier, thereafter they are entitled to interest @ 15% per annum till compensation is paid.

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The National Sample Survey Office (NSSO), as a part of its 70th round during the period January 2013 - December 2013, carried out an all India household survey on the situation of Land and Livestock Holdings in India.

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