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Negotiate political settlement of SYL dispute, SC tells Punjab, Haryana CMs

Press Reporter News Service

New Delhi, July 28

The Supreme Court docket right now requested the Chief Ministers of Punjab and Haryana to try a negotiated settlement of the Sutlej-Yamuna hyperlink (SYL) canal situation that has defied any answer for many years regardless of a number of rounds of litigation.

A Bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra stated talks needs to be held between the 2 states on the highest political degree. Stating that the Centre had been attempting to facilitate talks between the 2 sides, Legal professional Basic KK Venugopal requested the highest courtroom to present extra time for the aim.

The Bench — which needed the 2 states to obviously inform it if they might clear up it via negotiations or not — indicated the matter could be taken up within the third week of August.

Punjab has been demanding a negotiated settlement between the 2 states with the assistance of the Centre, whereas Haryana maintains it might’t be made to attend indefinitely regardless of having a decree in its favour. The Union Jal Shakti Ministry has already convened a number of conferences — attended by chief secretaries of the 2 states — which remained inconclusive.

The Supreme Court docket had earlier informed the Centre, Punjab and Haryana to conclude their talks on the development of SYL canal “as quickly as it may be”. Else, it might proceed to resolve the matter, it had stated.

The scrapped 1981 water-sharing pact

1981: Punjab, Haryana signal a water-sharing settlement

2004: The Congress authorities in Punjab terminates settlement

2016: SC declares regulation handed by Punjab Home unconstitutional

2017: Punjab returns the SYL canal land to landowners

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