As many as three BJP MPs from Haryana, including Union Minister Rao Inderjit Singh, have sought appointment from the Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the SYL canal issue.
Apart from Gurgaon MP Rao Inderjit Singh, the other two MPs are Dharambir Singh from Bhiwani-Mahendragarh and Ramesh Kaushik from Sonipat. Sources close to the MPs said that they gave their request with the Prime Minister’s Office two days back seeking an appointment. One among the three MPs said they have sought an appointment for all MPs from Haryana irrespective of their parties over the SYL issue.
The unity shown by the three MPs has created a buzz in the politics of Haryana as two of them — Rao Inderjit Singh and Dharambir Singh — had come together at a recent Jhajjar rally organised by Rao Inderjit’s supporters. The rally was seen as a show of strength the Gurgaon MP, who has been known as a CM aspirant for the past
All three leaders had joined the BJP leaving Congress ahead of the Lok Sabha polls. Sources said that the three MPs may also seek support of Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) MP Dushyant Singh Chautala over the issue of SYL. The leaders of different political parties from Haryana have been demanding completion of the SYL canal’s construction terming it “the lifeline of Haryana”. The INLD has given a call of Haryana bandh on August 18 on SYL issue in an attempt to put pressure on the Centre to ensure completion of the construction work of the canal.