42 Punjab Congress MLAs resign over SYL issue

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All Opposition Congress MLAs on Friday submitted their resignation to the Punjab Assembly Secretary here on Friday to protest the Supreme Court’s ruling favouring Haryana on the SYL issue.

State Congress chief Amarinder Singh, meanwhile, launched a fresh attack on Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, alleging that te CM has "failed to protect the interest" of the people and announced that his party will take out a rally on the issue on Sunday.

The 42 MLAs, including leader of Opposition Charanjit Singh Channi, Sunil Jakhar, Sukhjinder Randhawa and Balbir Singh Sidhu, went to the Assembly here and submitted their resignations to Assembly Secretary Shashi Lakhanpal Mishra as Speaker Charanjit Singh Atwal was not present.

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