ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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CBI-Too Many Leaks

found to be infructuous, since it, to start with, did not allow for the restoration of land transferred by the tribals before 1969during which period the maximum number of transfers took place. Even when dealing with the post-1969 period, the Act has no control over mortgage or lease arrangements which usually precede land alienation, and over benami transfers and transfers of land through unregistered deeds. In most of the cases, it has been found that the tribals have been forced to resort to such mode of sacrificing their land to meet their basic survival needs, according to studies conducted by the Tripura University in 1989 and by the Law Research Institute of Guwahati in 1990.

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