Before the Cabinet meeting on Thursday, Singh met some senior tribal leaders and discussed the issue.
However, a delegation of the Congress party met the Governor recently and requested him to not give his consent as the bill was against the tribal communities' interests.
The Opposition Congress had earlier alleged that through the bill, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led Chhattisgarh government was trying to do away with the restrictions on the purchase of tribal lands.
Apart from the Congress and the Sarva Adivasi Samaj leaders, some BJP leaders too had criticised the controversial bill. (ANI)