Special day for special guests: Farmers who parted with their ancestral land
The Times of India Delhi|November 26, 2021
Villagers said that more than 95% of people have already got their dues
Shalabh@timesgroup.com]

Jewar: Farmers from villages in Jewar reached the site of the ground-breaking ceremony in large numbers on Thursday, being as much an integral part of the occasion as the airport itself.

The ones who have parted with their ancestral land to make way for the Noida International Airport — 1,334 hectares were acquired for Phase 1 — were given special status equivalent to VIPs and sat in special enclosures that had been set up near the main stage. Many who arrived earlier managed to find seats while the others mingled within the four enclosures created for VIPs or blended in with fellow villagers in the crowd.

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