The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed to maintain a status quo in the controversial Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) Canal case. The court also issued notice to Punjab governing in this matter.
The apex court re-appointed three receivers in connection with the SYL canal case and has sought a report from them by December 15 on the ground situation in relation the land concerned. Next hearing in the case will be held on December 15.
Senior Supreme Court advocate Harish Salve appeared on behalf of the Punjab government in SYL case on Wednesday.
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Earlier on Tuesday, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal met Salve in New Delhi and apprised him that SYL was not merely a political or legal issue for them, instead it was an emotive one, which should be tackled on top priority with utmost sensitivity and caution.