Chandigarh, August 18
The assembly between the Punjab and Haryana CMs convened by Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat to work out an answer to the SYL subject on the instructions of the Supreme Court ended inconclusive in the present day.
While Shekhawat stated the logjam on the difficulty was damaged with the assembly, the place the events determined to fulfill once more, Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh warned the Centre that “Punjab will burn” if the state was pressured to share water with Haryana.
“You have to look at the issue from the national security perspective. If you decide to go ahead with the SYL, Punjab will burn and it will become a national problem, with Haryana and Rajasthan also suffering the impact,” he stated.
Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar, nevertheless, stated no matter be the result of deliberations, the state would put it up earlier than the apex court docket.
“There is no doubt the SYL must be constructed, as this is also the verdict of the SC. Whatever comes out of these meetings will be brought to the notice of the SC,” he stated. The subsequent assembly is probably going within the subsequent few days. — TNS