Earlier authorities’s betrayed individuals: AAP on SYL situation
Chandigarh, January 5
Lamenting that each one opposition events, together with Congress and SAD-BJP, by no means had any intention to resolve the Sutlej- Yamuna Hyperlink (SYL) canal situation, the Aam Aadmi Get together (AAP) on Thursday stated earlier governments betrayed individuals of Punjab and allowed its building for his or her vested curiosity. Nevertheless, Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann yesterday strongly offered the case of Punjab earlier than the Centre, it stated.
Addressing a press convention right here, state AAP chief spokesperson Malvinder Singh Kang together with spokesperson Govinder Mittal and senior chief Iqbal Singh stated for the primary time, the precise demand had been raised because the CM requested the Centre to assemble the Yamuna-Sutlej Hyperlink (YSL) canal as an alternative of SYL amid depleting water provide in Punjab.
He stated earlier CMs, together with Parkash Singh Badal and Capt Amarinder Singh, had labored clandestinely to weaken the rights of Punjab on the SYL situation. Kang stated when Badal was CM in 1978, he had allowed his Haryana counterpart Devi Lal to conduct a survey for the SYL canal. Badal had additionally issued a notification for buying the land.Referring to Vidhan Sabha data, Kang stated Devi Lal, throughout his tackle within the session, had stated what his predecessors weren’t in a position to receive, he would do it with the assistance of his “pricey pal” Parkash Singh Badal.