On January 26, 1979, India’s Republic Day, then Left Front chief minister Jyoti Basu announced an economic blockade of Marichjhapi. Thirty police launches surrounded the island; the refugees were tear-gassed, their huts, fisheries, and tube-wells destroyed. Those who tried to cross the river in makeshift boats were shot at. The refugees, armed with carpentry tools and makeshift bows and arrows were no match for the government forces.
No High Court can arrogate that function to itself and pass on to us a matter which in its view is purely one involving questions of fact, because it finds itself helpless to redress the grievance. In such a case, the High Court should refuse to give a certificate under Art. 134 (1) (c) and ask the parties to approach us invoking our special jurisdiction under Art. 136 (1) of the Constitution.
In determining the market value of larger plot in any area in West Bengal, the depreciation in the land value may be allowed considering the quantum of land at such rate as may be determined by the Inspector General of Registration and Commissioner of Stamp Revenue, West Bengal, in consultation with the appropriate District Registrar and communicated to all the registering officers.
West Bengal Stamp (Prevention of Undervaluation of Instruments) Rules, 2001 Published vide Notification No. 821-F.T, dated 1st March, 2001 (w.e.f. 15.03.2001) and published in the
An Act to provide for reservation of seats for admission of the students belonging to the Scheduled Castes, the Scheduled Tribes and the Other Backward Classes domiciled in the State of West Bengal to certain Higher Educational Institutions in the State of West Bengal which are established, maintained or aided by the State Government, and for such matters connected therewith and incidental thereto.
West Bengal Workmen’s House-Rent Allowance Rules, 1975 Published vide Notification No. 14-E, dated 27.9.1975 1. Short title and commencement. – (1) These rules may be
West Bengal Workmen’s House-Rent Allowance Act, 1974 Sec 5. Recovery of House-rent Allowance – (1) If the house-rent allowance payable under this Act is not paid
(West Bengal Act 56 of 1974) Dated 18.07.1975 An Act to provide for the payment of house-rent allowance to workmen employed in industry in West
Former Governors (Since Independence) Name Tenure Shri Chakravarti Rajagopalachari 15/08/1947 – 20/06/1948 Dr. Kailash Nath Katju 21/06/1948 – 31/10/1951 Dr. Harendra Coomer Mookerjee 01/11/1951 – 07/08/1956 Smt. Padmaja Naidu 03/11/1956 – 31/05/1967 Shri
Name Constituency Party Declaration Date Shri Jyoti Basu Satgachhia, South 24 Parganas CPI(M)/CPM 15/Jun/77 Shri Nani Bhattacharya Alipurduar, Jalpaiguri RSP 16/Jun/77 Shri Kamal Guha Dinhata,