SC quashes Punjab govt law of scrapping SYL water sharing with states

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New Delhi: The Supreme Court today gave a big jolt to Punjab government by not putting ban on the constructing on Yamuna-Sutlaj linking project.

After apex court delivers its verdict on the presidential reference of 2004 on the controversy relating to sharing of water from the Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal by states including Punjab and Haryana many Congress politicians along with Amrinder Singh has given resignation from the membership of Parliament.

Now with decision of SC on the Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) controversy political crises seem to grow more in the state.

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Earlier, constitution bench headed by Justice AR Dave had reserved the verdict on May 12 after the Centre had maintained its earlier stand, that the states concerned should settle their disputes themselves.

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