Cricketer-turned politician Navjot Singh Sidhu got here out of his self-imposed exile from politics with a letter to Punjab Chief Minister and former boss Amarinder Singh. No “improvement” has taken place in his constituency, Mr Sidhu alleged. His constituency being Amritsar East — part of Amritsar and due to this fact the house turf of the Chief Minister, Mr Sidhu’s allegation is seen as an try needle the Captain, as Amarinder Singh is popularly identified.
The letter to the Chief Minister is a primary since Mr Sidhu stop his publish within the authorities final 12 months after a collection of clashes.
During the last months, Mr Sidhu’s whereabouts haven’t been identified.
A workforce of Bihar police, which has been attempting to contact him since final 12 months, put up a discover exterior his home on June 24. Mr Sidhu was booked for violation of code of conduct, over remarks made towards a group at an election assembly in Katihar district within the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
Mr Sidhu’s rift with the Chief Minister — on since he joined the Congress from the BJP in 2016 — widened over his frequent acts defiance, a key one being his go to to Pakistan on Imran Khan’s oath ceremony regardless of objections. In Pakistan, he hugged their Military Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa, which had massively upset Mr Singh.
In July final 12 months, after the Lok Sabha elections, Mr Sidhu was stripped of a number of key portfolios following a public fall-out with the Chief Minister.
Mr Sidhu had skipped a cupboard assembly to attend a Fb Dwell session, the place he declared that he “can’t be taken as a right” and the occasion’s unsatisfactory efficiency within the basic election was “collective duty”.
Quickly after, he resigned from the ministry.
Forward of the meeting election in Delhi and Haryana, he went right into a sulk and skipped election marketing campaign regardless of being named a star campaigner of the Congress.
Currently there have been stories that Mr Sidhu would possibly be part of the Aam Aadmi Celebration however the Chief Minster put an finish to hypothesis, declaring he’s “very a lot part of our occasion”.