Correction in land record kept under the uttar pradesh land revenue code
I seek your advice in respect of correction of my name in UP land revenue records. When my father accrued right in the ancestral land after the death of my grandfather, he was very young when his father dies so that he could not pursue his case correctly. Hence mistake occurred in
Now my father wants to correct his name because it may cause difficulty in future. So kindly help me with the procedure for the name correction.
Question From: Civil Law
First of all, you should conduct some inquiry towards the name recorded in revenue records such as the
The annual register is popularly known as “khatauni”. The collector maintains the
You should move an application before the Tehsildar under section 33/39 of the U. P. Land Revenue Act 1901 for correction in the
The proceeding under section 39 is a judicial proceeding, so Collector adjudicates the matter with proper judgment. Therefore, an
Position before LR Act 1950
Before the commencement of the UP ZA & LR Act 1950, there were two records of rights for each village. One was “Khewat”, and another was “Khatauni”. But, after incorporation of the Act of 1950, there are only one records of right remains in force, i.e. khatauni. If any error occurred in khatauni after 1950, then you should take a certified khatauni for Fasli year 1362. Thereupon, produce that khatauni (Fasli year 1362) along with the application under section 33/39.
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