Gujarat govt brings parts of Anand town under Disturbed Areas Act

After Vadodara, Ahmedabad, Godhra and Bharuch, the Gujarat government on Friday brought some parts of Anand town under the Gujarat Prohibition of Transfer of Immovable Property and Provision for Protection of Tenants from Premises in Disturbed Areas Act (1991) – popularly known as the Disturbed Areas Act – to prevent distress sale of properties in communally-sensitive areas. This is for the first time that the Act has been imposed in Anand.

A government release stated that Chief Minister Vijay Rupani gave his assent to implement the provisions of the Act in different parts of Anand based on a request made by the District Collector.

Areas of Moti Khodiyar, IRIS hospital, Podar International School, Radha Swami Satsang, Post Office, Anand Municipality, Gamdiwad, Kishore Plaza, Amul Dairy Road, Charotar Bank, Lakshmi Cinema, Lambhvel Road, area opposite the railway station, Gujarati Chowk, Mayfair Road, 100-feet Road, area near new bus stand, Mahavir Park, Jain Society, Anand-Vidyanagar Road, Avkuda Road, near Town Hall, 80-feet Road, D Z High School and area near H M Patel statue in Anand have been included under the purview of the Act.

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