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Win for Tata Motors after 17 years: A timeline of West Bengal’s Singur Nano project

An incomplete Tata undertaking in Singur. Reuters

In a victory for Tata Motors Ltd, the Nano makers has received towards the West Bengal authorities with a tribunal within the state awarding the corporate Rs 776 crore, together with curiosity, within the Singur plant case.

The announcement was made by the auto firm on Monday in a regulatory submitting. In a press release, Tata Motors claimed {that a} three-member arbitral tribunal had dominated in favour of the corporate, within the proceedings of the Singur Plant row.

Right here’s a timeline of Tata Motors’ Nano Challenge

Could 2006: Left Entrance authorities decides to accumulate 997 acres at Singur in West Bengal’s Hooghly district for the Nano automotive manufacturing unit of Tata Motors.

June 1, 2006: Protests towards land acquisition earlier than Singur BDO workplace.

July 2006: Gazette notification by Bengal authorities for acquisition of land at Singur.

September 25, 2006: Handing over of first lot of compensation cheques to land losers commences at Singur BDO workplace.

October 9, 2006: TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee calls a 24-hour bandh in West Bengal to protest alleged forcible acquisition of land.

December 4, 2006: Banerjee launches an indefinite starvation strike at Esplanade in Kolkata which continued for 25 days.

December 28, 2006: Banerjee withdraws starvation strike after letters from President APJ Abdul Kalam and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

October 3, 2008: Tatas determine to shift Nano automotive undertaking to Sanand in Gujarat.

October 30, 2023: Arbitral tribunal awards Tata Motors a compensation of over Rs 766 crore for losses incurred due to protests by Trinamool that stalled its Nano automotive undertaking at Singur.

October 30, 2023: TMC downplays Tata Motors’ win in arbitral proceedings, says authorized avenues open earlier than state authorities.

With inputs from PTI



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