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V. Varghese v. Union of India

  • Order

National Highway Act, 1956 – the alignment of a highway cannot be altered at the whims and fancies of the individuals, and if the courts start interfering in such matters unnecessarily, no development would be possible, and it would materially affect the growth of the nation, apart from interfering with avowed objects and policies of the Government.

National Highway Act, 1956 the acquisition of land for the purpose of National Highway is the absolute domain of the Central Government and the State Government has no manner of power or authority to interfere with the acquisition of the land.

Citations : 2021 (4) KCC 239