Former cricketer and comedy show judge Navjot Singh Sidhu joined Congress party today. This cricketer-turned politician left BJP in September 2016, as he had issues with the party.
He announced the collaboration after meeting with Congress party vice-president Rahul Gandhi at his residence in Delhi. This was their second meeting in four days after which Rahul welcomed him to the party.
Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala tweeted, "INC welcomes S.Navjot Singh Sidhu & thanks Rahul Gandhiji for bringing likeminded leaders under the Congress umbrella".
Navjot Singh Sidhu’s wife Navjot Kaur had already joined the Congress and had said earlier that her husband is waiting for the clearity about what is being offered from the congress.
This 58-year-old politician demanded four to five assembly seats for his associates. It is observed that Punjab election which is going to be held on February 4 hold some hope for Congress which has not won her for 10 years.
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