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Bigha

A unit of area variously equivalent to values between 1,500 and 12,400 square meters. It is used in real estate transactions in Bangladesh, Nepal, and parts of India.
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The trust alleged that due to illegal conduct of the Revenue Authority, thousands bighas of land have been transferred in the name of priests and temple workers ( Pujaris, Kardars and Mujarian) in Kullu Dstrict.
He had also taken on rent six bighas from Suresh Giri, another villager.
Details provided by the Deputy Commissioner's Office under the Right to Information Act show that 1,347 bighas of land has been encroached upon in South and South East Delhi alone.
Referring to the allotment of thousands of bighas of land to the industrialist Adani, Rahul Gandhi said: "Advani ji ka samaya khatam ho gaya hai, aur inka shuru ho gaya hai" ( Advani's era has ended and Adani's begun).
Founded by the Paschim Banga Rajya Pratibandi Sammelani, the 'Pratibandi Village' is spread over 17 Bighas and is the recipient of government support as well as private donations.
03 bighas of land owned by expelled BJP veteran Jaswant Singh's son Manvendra, in Rajasthan's Barmer on Saturday.
512(4-0), 513(4-0) kitte-2, 8 bighas 0biswas share 62/3200 area 0bigha 3biswas 2 biswai kh/kh no.
Tiwari, an unabashed admirer of Tendulkar, is building a temple of cricket on 20 bighas of land in his village where Tendulkar's fiveand- a- half- foot- tall marble idol would be placed in the sanctum sanctorum.
The project will be set up with an investment of Rs 80 crore and will be spread across 100 bighas of land.
6 bighas of land, classified as evacuee land as the plot belongs to the Central government," Deputy Commissioner, Sirmour, Vikas Lambroo said.
The company has already acquired 16 bighas of required land for the project.
6 bighas of government land, besides village common land, Himachal government officials said on Friday.