If you pay rent, then you occupy the land with consent and hence, you cannot have the land registered in your name under the doctrine of adverse possession because your occupation must be adverse. It must be without consent, without objection, and not in secret.
It would be different if you had simply occupied the land, moved onto it and started farming it, if it was unregistered but privately owned, even if you didn’t know the owner whereas, you could have applied to have it registered as yours after 12 years of treating it as your own.
It’s the payment of rent and the consent to be on the land which means you can’t apply to have it registered as yours.
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