The SAD chief and Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal launched exclusive signature campaign against the on-going issue about the construction of Satluj Yamuna Link Canal (SYL).
Parkash Singh Badal himself signed the first officially printed form to begin the campaign at his residence in Chandigarh. As per the reports, 25 lakh households are targeted to become the part of the campaign through Akali Dal cadre.
These forms then would be handed over to the President of India by 8th of December. And a huge rally on the SYL is to be organized at Moga.
The SAD core committee has decided to implement all the preventive measures to safeguard the water of Punjab. The state govt. urges to take a serious note of the fact that Punjab is already short of its water needs. The farmers of the state are facing severe water crisis.
Badals have decided to take an extreme stance on the issue; even if it needs going to jail for contempt of court or even stepping down as chief minister. Sr. Parkash Singh Badal is known as the savior of Punjab waters.
It is a great move by the Badal Govt. The water of Punjab must remain in Punjab this time. The opposition is doing nothing but to create a political trouble all around in a view to win upcoming elections.
The signature campaign is a clarion call to the people of Punjab in the fight against the SYL. It is the fight for the survival of farmers of Punjab who are already facing the crunch due to avulsions of nature.