ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Need for Asian Initiative

that control over Bhakra be handed to Punjab, drawing attention to other inter-State projects in the country like Damodar Valley which were administered jointly by more than one State. On the Sant's territorial demands on behalf of Punjab, the Home Minister was even more categorical. He said: 'The Government are unable to accent any claim for readjustment of the reorganised territories which . . . have been determined on the basis of recommendations of a high- powered and impartial commission . . .". Only about the common links between the two States had he conceded that "if at a future date the States concerned express the desire to have separate Governors and High Courts the matter can be considered without much difficulty".

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