64. Abandonment –
(1) Where an Asami has not used his holding for a purpose connected with agriculture, horticulture, or animal husbandry, which includes pisciculture and poultry farming, for two consecutive agricultural years, the Gaon Sabha or the land-holder may apply to the Tahsildar for a notice to such Asami to show cause why the holding be not treated as abandoned.
(2) The application shall contain such particulars as may be prescribed.
(3) If the Tahsildar finds that the application has been duly made he shall cause to be served on the Asami or publish in the manner prescribed a notice in the from to be prescribed requiring him to appear and show cause on a date to be fixed why the holding be not held as abandoned.
(4) If the Asami does not appear in answer to the notice or appears but does not contest it, the Tahasildar shall declare the holding as abandoned and thereupon , except as provided in section 51 and 52, the holding shall be deemed to be vacant land.