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advtanmoy
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Section 8 of the West Bengal Land Reforms Act, 1955 (in short, ‘the said Act’) in so far as the same is relevant for the present purpose reads as follows:-

SEC 8. Right of purchase by co-sharer or contiguous tenant (WBLR ACT)

(1) If a portion or share of a [plot of land of a raiyat] is transferred to any person other than a [co-sharer of a raiyat in the plot of land], [the bargadar in the plot of land] may, within three months of the date of such transfer, or] any [co-sharer of a raiyat in the plot of land] may, within three months of the service of the notice given under sub-section (5) of Section 5, or any raiyat possessing land [adjoining such plot of land] may, within four months of the date of such transfer, apply to the [Munsif having territorial jurisdiction,] for transfer of the said portion or [share of the plot of land] to him, subject to the limit mentioned in [section 14M,] on deposit of the consideration money together with a further sum of ten per cent of that amount:”