Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has hailed the decision of the Supreme Court given on Presidential Reference in SYL case under Section 143 of the Constitution.
The Supreme Court has declared the Punjab Termination of Agreements Act of 2004 as unconstitutional.
The CM said that the SC has given its decision on this vital issue after a gap of 12 years and as a result of the persistent efforts made by the present state govt.
He said that this decision of the Supreme Court has brought smile on the face of every Haryanavi because now the state would get its legitimate share of surplus Ravi-Beas waters that is 3.5 million acre feet (MAF).
He said that the people of the state had been eagerly waiting for this decision, but it kept lingering on because of laxity of the previous governments.
This, he said, is a gift to the people of Haryana in the golden jubilee year of the state.
The SC gave its decision in favour of Haryana on all the four points for which Presidential Reference was sought.