He left the BJP four years ago and joined the Congress. Is Navjyot Singh Sidhu leaving the Congress this time to join the Aam Aadmi Party?
At the same time, Sidhu and Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal have sparked the speculation today. Assembly elections in Punjab early next year. On the one hand, Kejriwal has announced in Amritsar that a well-known Sikh will be his party’s chief ministerial candidate. On the other hand, Sidhu has this time opened his mouth directly against Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarendra Singh.
In Punjab, Amarendra vs. Sidhu and some other leaders have been fighting within the Congress for some time. Rahul Gandhi today held a meeting with Congress leaders in Punjab to resolve the controversy. Amarendra has arrived in Delhi. On Tuesday, he will have a meeting with Sonia Gandhi.
Outraged within the Congress, Sidhu has demanded first the post of Punjab Minister, then the Deputy Chief Minister, and even the post of Provincial Congress President. The Chief Minister is not taking any action in the case of desecration of Guru Granth Sahib, his main ‘anger’ against Amarendra. During the Akali Dal-BJP government, there were allegations of desecration of Guru Granth Sahib. Sidhu claims that Amarendra Prakash Singh and Sukhbir Badal do not want to take any action against Badal’s family. Sidhu remarked, “The two families are looting profits by using the government system together.”
Significantly, the person who was under investigation for desecrating the Guru Granth Sahib later resigned in protest. Vijay Pratap, the former IG of Punjab Police, has joined the Aam Aadmi Party today in the presence of Kejriwal. What after that Sidhu? Are you talking to him? Kejriwal replied, “Sidhu is an important leader of the Congress. I respect him. It is not right to talk about him in such a light way. ”