2020 LHC 246 Judgment of Land Settlement Act 7-R-14 by CH. MUHAMMAD IQBAL, J:- This single order shall dispose of titled writ petition along-with connected Writ Petition Nos.6-R/2013, 20-R/2014, 17-R of 2014, 8-R/2013, 14-R/2014, 3348/2014, 11-R/2013 12-R/2016 as subject matter of these petitions is same as well as common questions of law and facts are involved.
- Through these writ petitions, the petitioners have challenged the vires of orders dated 22.07.2013, 20.09.2013, 07.11.2009 & 07.06.16 passed by the Member (Judicial-V),
Board of Revenue / Chief Settlement Commissioner / Administrator (Residual Properties) / Notified Officer, Punjab only to the extent of fixation of market price of the state land.
- Brief facts of the case as contended by the learned counsel for the petitioners are that one Munir Hussain Shah and Shabbir Hussain Shah sons of Walayat Hussain Shah were owners of land measuring 3696-Kanals through RL-II No.157, 158, 538 situated in Chak No.424-B/TDA & 462/TDA Tehsil & District Writ Petition No.7-R /2014 2 Layyah. The petitioners purchased the land measuring 200-Kanals from the widow of Munir Hussain Shah through mutation No.200 dated 19.01.2001 and another mutation No.275 was sanctioned on 21.12.2004. Land measuring 62-Kanals 05-Marlas was purchased by Muhammad Afzal, Asif Ali sons of Rehmat Ali from the legal heirs of Munir Hussain Shah. That mutation No.47 dated 21.07.1988 in respect of land measuring 200-Kanals was sanctioned in the name of predecessor-in-interest of the petitioners. That land measuring 50-Kanals was also transferred in the name of Ghulam Hussain son of Nizam Din and
Muhammad Sarwar son of Nizam Din. Muhammad Sarwar mutated the land in the name of his sons namely Muhammad Azam and Muhammad Azeem. Respondent No.1 vide orders dated 22.07.2013, 26.11.2013 & 07.06.16 cancelled the allotment of original allottees being bogus. The petitioners press these writ petitions only to the extent of fixation of price of the resumed evacuee state land for the year when they purchased the land from the alleged original allottees. Hence, these writ petitions. Download