No Disposal Of Enemy Properties Even After 73 Years Of Partition

by Rahul Gautam Dec 23, 2020 • 10:30 AM Views 575

 

Even after 73 years of partition, India has preserved enemy properties - the properties of those who migrated to Pakistan - whose worth is now Rs 1 lakh crore. Three years after the 1965 war with Pakistan, India passed the Enemy Property Act, 1968, and seized all belongings including land, lockers, safe deposits, shares in companies, etc. of the Nawabs, Jagirdars, and others and appointed custodians to look after them. Lucknow's famous Buttler Palace is one of those properties