After SC decree on SYL, Haryana CM appeals to Capt for cooperation

July 11, 2017 09:58 PM

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called a meeting of chief ministers of Punjab and Haryana in an attempt to arrive at an amicable solution to the Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) Canal issue, the Supreme Court was informed on Tuesday. After the SC decree on the issue, Haryana CM ML Khattar appealed to Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh to cooperate on the issue.

During hearing of the case, senior counsel AK Ganguly told a three-judge Bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra on behalf of Punjab that the Prime Minister had called a meeting of the two chief ministers. As Ganguly made the all-important statement, Attorney General KK Venugopal said he was not aware of it.  “I was not informed by the water resources secretary about any such meeting. But if it’s happening, it’s good,” Venugopal told the Bench.


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