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Case Number: Writ Petition No. 1111 of 2015

Date of filing: 2015/02/05


1. Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST)
2. Association for Land Reform and Development (ALRD)
3. Action Aid, Bangladesh
4. Nijera Kori
5. Transparency International Bangladesh
6. Md. Toslim Uddin
7. MossamatHasinaKhatun
8. Md. Bajlur Rahman
9. MosammatRahimaKhatun
10. Md. Saifur Rahman


1. Deputy Commissioner
2. UpazilaNirbahi Officer, Domar, Nilphamari
3. Assistant Commissioner, Land, Domar, Nilphamari
4. The Officer in-Charge, P.S. Domar, Nilphamari


BLAST, and other human rights organisation and landless people in Nilphamari filed a writ petition seeking directions on the respondents to handover peaceful possession of the land already leased out to them by registered Kabuliyat deed for a period of 99 years.


Date: 18/02/2015


The High Court issued a Rule Nisi calling upon the respondents to show cause as to why a direction should not be issued upon them to hand over peaceful possession of the Khas land fully described in the schedule Ka, Kha, Ga, Gha and Uma, already leased out to the Petitioner No. 6 to 61 by different registered Kabuliyat deeds, for a period of 99 years.


Ms. Justice Naima Haider
Mr. Justice Mustafa Zaman Islam

Area of law



Possession of Land

Relevant statute

Constitution; UN Conference on Human Settlement 1976; কৃষি খাস জমি ব্যবস্থাপনা ও বন্দোবস্ত নীতিমালা 1997

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