Haryana Assembly condemns Punjab’s ‘unacceptable’ claim on Chandigarh

New Delhi: Rejecting the Punjab Assembly’s resolution to transfer Chandigarh to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)-ruled border state as “unacceptable”, the Haryana Assembly on Tuesday unanimously reaffirmed its authority over Chandigarh as the state capital. Official resolution passed.

Breaking party lines and displaying a rare show of unity, majority of the legislators of the 90-member assembly saw the April 1 resolution passed by the Punjab Assembly urging the central government to transfer Chandigarh entirely to Punjab. went.

As the controversial resolution of the Punjab Legislative Assembly took a political storm in Haryana, the BJP-JJP coalition government called a special session of the Haryana Legislative Assembly to initiate retaliation.

After three-and-a-half hours of lively debate, during which legislators vehemently attacked the newly formed AAP government in Punjab and repeatedly said that the Punjab Assembly resolution was a “deep conspiracy”, the Haryana Assembly urged the Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL). Center will take steps for the construction of the canal

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar’s resolution said, “This House takes note of the resolution passed in the Punjab Legislative Assembly on 1st April, 2022, recommending that Chandigarh be transferred to Punjab. The matter should be taken up with the central government.” was introduced and adopted unanimously by the House.