Chandigarh, March 17: Haryana Finance Minister Abhimanyu today termed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's reported statement on the Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) Canal issue as "irresponsible and factious."
Interacting with the media in the press lobby of Haryana Assembly here he said the Delhi Chief Minister should keep in view the interests of the people of Delhi as Delhi was getting water through Haryana.
He said, "Kejriwal was born in Siwani town of Haryana where the water level is the lowest. Kejriwal should think of his motherland as it had been thirsty far the last five decades."
The Finance Minister said that Delhi Chief Minister should have been sensitive towards the people of Haryana and Delhi so that Delhi may not face any problem in getting water.