What is SYL Canal history, click here to know

The new song of Sidhu Moosewala has been uploaded on his official youtube channel. The Name of the song is SYL.

Sidhu Moosewala New Song After Death

In this song, Moosewala reminds the SYL Canal project . But what is exactly SYL Canal Project ?

SYL Canal Project

SYL stands for Satluj-Yamuna-Link Canal, a 214 km long canal that is currently under construction and was intended to share the waters of Punjab with the state of Haryana

 The Satluj-Yamuna-Link Canal was first suggested in 1982., which aims the water from Punjab would be transported via this canal to neighbouring states like Haryana.

SYL Canal Project

As soon as this project was released, people of Punjab started protesting against it. Even the political leaders of Punjab were against it. Even after the major protest from Punjab, the Central government was in no mood to takedown the project.

SYL Canal Project

On July 23, 1990, the meeting about the construction of the SYL Canal was held in Sector 26, Chandigarh. During that time, Balwinder Singh Jattana, along with 3, reached the head office of the SYL project in Chandigarh Sector 26.

 SYL Canal Project

It was reported that Balwinder, along with his freinds, entered the building and assassinated M.S. Sikri and Avtar Aulakh, the Chief engineer of the SYL project. And then, after their assassination, the project of SYL was pulled off.

 SYL Canal Project

As a result police reached Bhai Jattanas home and killed four members of the Jattana's family including  grandmother Dwarkee Kaur, 80, Aunt Jasmair Kaur, 40; cousin Manpreet Kaur, 13, and nephew Simranjeet Singh (5 years). 

 SYL Canal Project

 A Rs. 16 lakh monetary reward has been set on Balwinder Singh's head.  On Sept 4, 1991 Bhai Jattana was killed in an encounter with the police. However, Bhai Balwiner Singh Jattana has a special honourable image in hearts of Punjabi's  as he sacrificed his life for the well- being of Punjab.

 SYL Canal Project

Tslking about the current situation of this project, the project isstill under construction. The canal is 85% complete with Haryana government completing its part of the canal. Punjab is still fighting for its rights over the water of Punjab.

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