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Kerala to expedite land acquisition for NH 14 and 17

Posted on Nov 28, 07:52PM | UNI

Acquisition of land for developing National Highways 14 and 17 in Kerala will be expedited.

Briefing newspersons on Cabinet decisions here, Kerala Minister for Rural Development and Culture, K C Joseph, said 'on the basis of complaints related to the land acquired and alignment for development of NH 14 and NH 47 in the state, a committee with Chief Secretary as head will be constituted to study issues and expedite land acquisitions.' The NH will be widened to 45 meters clearing all the alignment problems, he said.

Worship centers would be spared and direction would be given not to affect the Thonakkal Kumaranasan Memorial in connection with the development of NH, he said.