The Madhya Pradesh Bhoodan Yagna (Nirsan) Adhiniyam, 1992
(No. 21 of 1992)
Object & Reasons6
|Statement of Objects and reasons. - The Madhya Pradesh Bhoodan Yagna Adhiniyam, 1968 (No. 28 of 1968), was enacted to consolidate and amend the law relating to the donation of lands for the Bhoodan Yagna initiated by Shri Acharya Vinoba Bhave, distribution of such land among landless poor persons and for community purposes. Now it is realised that the Board is neither receiving any land by way of donation nor distributing any land. The grant given by the State Government to the Board is being spent towards establishment expenses only. Hence no useful purpose will be served if the Board is allowed to continue. In other words the Board has exhausted its utility it has, therefore, it has been decided to repeal the Madhya Pradesh Bhoodan Yagna Adhiniyam, 1968 and to dissolve the Bhoodan Yagna Board.|
(a) "Appointed day" means the date of commencement of this Act, under sub-section (2) of Section 1;
(b) "Board" means the Bhoodan Yagna Board constituted under Section 3 of the Madhya Pradesh Bhoodan Yagna Adhiniyam, 1968 (No. 28 of 1968).3. Repeal and Savings. - (1) On the appointed day the Madhya Pradesh Bhoodan Yagna Adhiniyam, 1968 (No. 28 of 1968) shall stand dissolved. (2) All assets and liabilities of the Bhoodan Yagna Board on the appointed day shall stand vested in the State Government and the State Government shall have all powers necessary to take possession of, recover and deal with such asset and discharge such liabilities : Provided that the land which vested in the State Government under this sub-section shall only be distributed to landless poor persons who are able and willing to cultivate the land personally. (3) The person holding the land on lease or in Bhumiswami right on the appointed day from the Board shall be subject to all the conditions laid down in the lease deed and shall not transfer the land without the permission of the Collector. (4) Any proceeding pending immediately before the appointed day to which the Board was a party shall be continued as if the State Government was party thereto in lieu of the Board.