Bill against the construction of Sutlej Yamuna Link (SYL) Canal passed by Punjab Vidhan Sabha IS UNCONSTITUTIONAL -MANOHER LAL.

CHANDIGARH, March 15- Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal today termed as unconstitutional, the Bill against the construction of Sutlej Yamuna Link (SYL) Canal passed by Punjab Vidhan Sabha the other day.
The Chief Minister was replying to questions of media persons shortly after coming out of the Vidhan Sabha here today, the second day of the ongoing Budget Session. His attention was drawn towards the meeting the Punjab Chief Minister, Mr Parkash Singh Badal had with the Governor Prof. Kaptan Singh Solanki on the issue of SYL and was asked to comment on it.
Mr Manohar Lal said that this Bill was against the spirit of the Constitution, thus in a way it being unconstitutional, “We appeal to the Governor not to sign it.”
He said that after it was discussed in the all party meeting, they had met the Governor and explained to him its details. However, he said that he felt that the Governor would take a decision by rising above the Constitution, but he added that this Bill is against the spirit of the Constitution.

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