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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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Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) [India], December 09 ( ANI ): Himachal Pradesh high court on Friday directed the authorities to remove all encroachments on forest land exceeding five bighas.
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.
But when her husband got 2 bighas of his family land, she first grew rice, wheat, and til (sesame) on it.
Out of the 40 bighas of land that I own, 5 bighas are in my husband's name and the rest is in my name.
He had also taken on rent six bighas from Suresh Giri, another villager.
Government records show nearly 1,700 bighas or over 1,000 acres of gram sabha land has been encroached upon by locals and the realty mafia.
According to police, the cultivation on the disputed 30 bighas of land is said to be reason behind the attack.
As many as 900 cases have been registered under the NDPS Act in the state and the illegal cultivation of narcotics has been destroyed on 5,000 bighas of land.
03 bighas of land owned by expelled BJP veteran Jaswant Singh's son Manvendra, in Rajasthan's Barmer on Saturday.
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.
6 bighas of land, classified as evacuee land as the plot belongs to the Central government," Deputy Commissioner, Sirmour, Vikas Lambroo said.
6 bighas of government land, besides village common land, Himachal government officials said on Friday.