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Capt Amarinder dares Badal to swear before Akal Takht on SYL

Punjab Congress chief Captain Amarinder Singh challenged chief minister Parkash Singh Badal to swear before Akal Takht that his government had not ordered land acquisition for the construction of the Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal in 1978.

punjab Updated: Jul 31, 2016 11:31 IST
HT Correspondent
Amarinder challenged Badal to deny and dispute what former Haryana chief minister late Devi Lal, who happened to be his close friend, had said in the vidhan sabha about their friendship and its influence towards facilitating the construction of the SYL canal.
Amarinder challenged Badal to deny and dispute what former Haryana chief minister late Devi Lal, who happened to be his close friend, had said in the vidhan sabha about their friendship and its influence towards facilitating the construction of the SYL canal.(HT Photo)

Punjab Congress chief Captain Amarinder Singh challenged chief minister Parkash Singh Badal to swear before Akal Takht that his government had not ordered land acquisition for the construction of the Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal in 1978.

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In a statement issued here on Saturday, Amarinder challenged Badal to deny and dispute what former Haryana chief minister late Devi Lal, who happened to be his close friend, had said in the vidhan sabha about their friendship and its influence towards facilitating the construction of the SYL canal.

Reacting to Badal’s statement that he (Amarinder) was spreading misinformation about the SYL, Capt Amarinder reiterated that it was Badal who had issued the notification for land acquisition for the SYL canal in 1978.

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