- Sidhu sent resignation to Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday
- Earlier on Sunday, Sidhu had tweeted that he had sent resignation to Rahul Gandhi
Jul 15, 2019, 05:49 PM IST
Jalandhar. On the resignation of Navjot Singh Sidhu, Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh said that how can a soldier refuse the work given by the General? Captain's statement came at that time when Sidhu tweeted on Monday that he has sent his resignation to the Chief Minister.
Sidhu wrote that the resignation has reached the address of CM's official residence. Capt Amarinder Singh said, "I have come to know that resignation has been sent to my house address, but I have not seen it so far. I am in Delhi After seeing the resignation I will take action in this regard. In the reshuffle of the Cabinet, I gave him (Sidhu) a very important portfolio, but now his decision to resign is his. "
Sidhu had resigned on 10th June to Rahul Gandhi
Earlier on Sunday, Sidhu had resigned after addressing the then national president Rahul Gandhi on June 10. On Sunday they shared it on social media. After this, Sidhu gave information on sending the Chief Minister Amarinder to resign soon. Sidhu had left the BJP in January 2017 and joined the Congress.
My letter to the Congress President Mr. Rahul Gandhi Ji, submitted on 10 June 2019. pic.twitter.com/WS3yYwmnPl
– Navjot Singh Sidhu (@sherryontopp) July 14, 2019
Sidhu did not attend a cabinet meeting in June. After this, Amarinder changed his department on June 6. The local government department, which was considered important to Sidhu, was taken and was given charge of the Department of Power and Renewable Energy. However, Sidhu did not take charge of the new ministry On June 10, former Congress President met Rahul Gandhi in Delhi.
Wife was deeply inclined to get tickets
Sidhu's wife Navjot Kaur had expressed resentment against Amarinder for not getting ticket in the Lok Sabha elections. He had alleged that he did not get the ticket from Amritsar seat because of Amarinder. At the same time, Sidhu had supported the wife. However, Amarinder denied these allegations.
Captain protested against the Chief of Pak Army
Capt Amarinder protested against the conclusion of Siddhu's army chief Kamar Javed Bajwa in the oath taking by Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan. After this, when Sidhu went to Pakistan during the foundation stone of Kartarpur Corridor in 2018, Amarinder had said that Sidhu has gone there without the permission of Haikamman.
Sidhu to cricket from politics
Sidhu Cricket player from 1983 to 1999 After retiring from cricket, he got the ticket from the BJP. In 2004, he was elected MP from Amritsar Lok Sabha seat. However, in January 2007, after the court's decision in the case of a non-willful murder, he resigned from the Lok Sabha membership and filed a petition in the Supreme Court. In the bye by 2007, Sidhu had won again in Amritsar seat. In 2009, he won the Amritsar seat. In May 2018, the Supreme Court acquitted Sidhu.