It was Shiromani Akali Dal which opposed this anti-Punjab decision tooth and nail from day one
Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Wednesday reiterated that the state has not even a single drop of river water to spare and no water would be allowed to flow to Haryana.
Addressing special session of Punjab Vidhan Sabha CM said that state government will do everything possible to stop water from flowing to Haryana.
He said that it was SAD which opposed this anti-Punjab decision tooth and nail whereas
Congressmen accepted the verdict of their high command and the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi thereby marginalising the very interests of the state and its people.
CM further stated that he, his party and his government firmly stood on its stand and the same was reiterated in the last assembly session.
“Any decision to rob state of its legitimate rights on river waters was, is and will neither be acceptable to me nor to SAD-BJP alliance government.
Taking strong exception to absence of Congress MLAs at this crucial juncture, Chief Minister blamed them for their doubles speak because on one hand they were shedding crocodile tears over the recent verdict of Supreme Court and on the other they ran away adding he said they did it deliberately because they were guilty conscious for betraying Punjab and its people.
“There is and was no need to construct the SYL canal and there is no possibility for its construction, nor will it be allowed under any circumstance,” he said.
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