The NHAI and Land acquisition officer has submitted a written statement to the High court where they have said, no land would be acquired for the Belagavi Ring Road now.
Already the High court had granted a stay to various farmers who had opposed the acquisition of the fertile lands for the Belagavi Ring road.
NHAI said no further action would be taken for the land acquisition.
The NHAI has issued a notification for the acquisition of land for the construction of the 4/6 lane (A) Belagavi Bypass (Western) tentatively from Km 9.500 (NH 4A) to Km 515.000 (NH 4) (22 Km) and (B) Belagavi Bypass (Eastern) from Km 515.000 (NH 4) to Km 492.000 (NH 4) (New NH 48) (33 Km) in the state of Karnataka.
The Belagavi Ring Road would require 675 hectares to be acquired which includes Fertile land where farmers are taking multiple crops.
The farmers were up in arms against the NHAI since day one of the notification.
Bhutaramanahatti, Ramdurg, Halabhavi, Heggere, Bambarge, Handiganur, Mahalenahatti, Chalvenahatti, Kedanur, Mannikeri, Agasage, Kadoli, Jafarwadi, Devagiri, Alatage, Goundawad (Part), Honaga, Bendi, Sonatti, Dharanatti, Kenchanatti, Hudali, Otamadu,(Kabalapur), Kabalapur (Bharmyanatti), Karvinkumpi, Kalakhamb, Muchandi, Aste, Chandgad, Bekkinakeri, Attiwad, Maranhol, Gojage, Mannur, Ambewadi, Sulge (Uchagaon), Kallehol, Uchagaon, Basurte, Turamari, Bachi, Kudremani, Belgundi, Bokanur, Savagaon, Mandoli, Bijagarni, Kavlewadi, Rakaskop, Kiniye,Karle,Navage,Janewadi, Kuttalawadi,Santibastawad,Bahadarwadi,Ranakunde,Waghawade,Desur,Sulge (Yellur),Rajahansagad,Nandihalli,Nagenahatti,Zad -Shahapur,Dhamane S. Belgaum,Yaramale,Khanagaon (K.H.),Khanagaon (B.K),Balekundri (B.K),Balekundri (K.H),Nilaji,Shindoli (Part),Basarikatti,Mavinakatti,Chandanhosur,Tarihal,Mastamardi,Halaga,Bastawad,Shagana,atti, Kondaskoppa, Kamakarahatti, Kolikopp,Kakati (CT), Sambra (CT), Mutga, (CT),Benakanahalli, Kakati,Macche,Peeranwadi, Belagavi,Jumnal,Shindoli (CT), Gokulnagar, Thammanayakanahatti (Dhamane), Dhamane, Yellur (CT), Kanbargi.
Still no land has been acquired.