Castigating Congress for inflicting atrocities on the State, Punjab Dy. CM Sukhbir Badal said it was Indira Gandhi who laid the foundation stone of SYL and captain Amarinder Singh welcomed her on the occasion to loot river waters of Punjab. He emphasized that it is the SAD, second oldest pary of nation, which always stood up and fought for the rights of Punjab.
Terming SAD-BJP government as the saviours of river waters of Punjab, he made it absolutely clear that the state has not even a single drop to spare for other states. He divulged that the cabinet has already denotified the SYL canal land and the Punjab Vidhan Sabha has also unanimously passed resolution with directions to the government, administration and employees neither to cooperate nor to help any agency in the construction of the canal.