India is a vast country, with historically poor record-keeping when it comes to land. This is a big factor causing land disputes in India.

Land & Property Disputes

This explainer discusses various types of disputes related to land and/or immovable property and the measures you can take to ensure that your rights over your immovable property are secure. It primarily deals with the law laid out in the Code of Civil Procedure 1908, the Hindu Succession Act 1956, the Indian Succession Act 1925, Islamic personal laws, Indian Penal Code 1860, Indian Easements Act 1882, and the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act 2013.