Citing an absence of enough area and disputes with Punjab, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has written to Union Dwelling Minister Amit Shah in search of 10 acres of land in Chandigarh for developing a brand new and separate Vidhan Sabha complicated for the state.

At present, Punjab and Haryana share the Meeting constructing in Chandigarh. Khattar, within the letter, talked about that as per the proposed delimitation for 2026, the variety of members of the Home can enhance to 126, however the present Meeting constructing can accommodate solely 90 members.

“Even 55 years after Haryana was created, the state just isn’t getting its partitioned share within the Vidhan Sabha complicated. Punjab has illegally occupied a big portion of Haryana’s share within the Vidhan Sabha complicated. Haryana had been constantly making efforts to say its proper. A decision was additionally handed on this regard within the Haryana Vidhan Sabha and an all-party delegation had additionally submitted a memorandum to the Punjab Governor. However, regardless of all these efforts, the Punjab governor-cum-UT administrator didn’t take any conclusive resolution on this regard. It’s a difficult challenge and the functioning of Haryana Vidhan Sabha is getting affected attributable to lack of enough area”, Khattar stated in his letter to Amit Shah.

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Within the letter, Khattar additionally talked about that there was sufficient land obtainable close to the present constructing of the Vidhan Sabha for a brand new one for Haryana alone. Khattar additionally introduced up examples of different states like Rajasthan and Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh which have constructed new Meeting buildings.

In June, Meeting speaker Gian Chand Gupta additionally raised this demand and wrote to the Union authorities and the Lok Sabha speaker.

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