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Singur case timeline

From The Farmer, To The Farmer.

india Updated: Jun 29, 2011 12:52 IST

From The Farmer, To The Farmer

May 18, 2006: Ratan Tata and Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee announce Nano project at Singur

Sept 20, 2006: Land vests with government

December 28, 2006: Mamata ends 25-day hunger strike

March 9, 2007: Tata Motors gets possession of land

January 10, 2008: Nano unveiled at New Delhi auto show

January 18, 2008: Calcutta high court approves acquisition

October 3, 2008: Ratan Tata pulls out

May 13, 2011: Trinamool sweeps Bengal polls

June 9, 2011: Mamata Banerjee announces ordinance to take back Singur land

June 13, 2011: Assembly passes Singur bill

June 20, 2011: Governor signs bill

June 21, 2011: Government vests Singur plot

June 22, 2011: Tata Motors challenges Singur Act in Calcutta high court; seeks stay on government order

June 27, 2011: Calcutta high court refuses to grant stay; Tata decide to move Supreme Court

June 28, 2011: Land survey begins in morning, plot papers handed over in the evening.

June 29, 2011: The Supreme Court directed the West Bengal government not to return land to farmers in Singur.