Chandigarh was, is and will ever remain an integral part of Punjab: Badal

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today stated that Chandigarh was, is and will ever remain an integral part of Punjab.

Rebuffing to the recent attempt by the Union Government to take the control of union territory of Chandigarh out of the Punjab Governor’s purview he said that any deviation from existing practice of appointing Punjab Governor as administrator of Chandigarh was not at all acceptable.

Talking to media he stated: “Chandigarh was, is and will ever remain an integral part of the state. Any deviation from existing practice of appointing Punjab Governor as administrator of Chandigarh was not at all acceptable.”

He further added: “Till Chandigarh is not given to the state, the around four decades old practice of appointing Punjab Governor as the administrator of Chandigarh should be continued.”