A division bench of the court, comprising Justice Surya Kant and Justice Amol Rattan Singh, directed Haryana government to conduct an auction of the land in question by inviting international bids within a month.
However, DLF would be able to participate in the auction process.
The decision came on a bunch of petitions filed by farmers challenging the acquisition and transfer of the land to DLF, citing that it was a village common land, said their counsel Inderpal Goyat.
However, the counsel said the bench upheld the acquisition of the land by state-owned authorities but set aside the land transfer to DLF.
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