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    Navjot Singh Sidhu congratulates BJP for victory


    Sidhu had remained MP four times on the BJP ticket before switching sides to the Congress.

    Navjot Singh Sidhu
    CHANDIGARH: Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu yesterday congratulated the BJP for its landslide victory in the Lok Sabha election.

    Sidhu, while campaigning in Uttar Pradesh last month had said he would quit politics if Congress president Rahul Gandhi loses from Amethi seat in the Lok Sabha election, took to Twitter to hail the BJP's performance in polls.

    "I take a bow to the mandate of the people of India...Voice of the people is the voice of God. Congratulations to the Bharatiya Janata Party," he tweeted.

    Sidhu had remained MP four times on the BJP ticket before switching sides to the Congress. He is now a minister in the Congress government in Punjab and has a 'blow-hot-blow cold' relationship with state Chief Minister Amarinder Singh.

    Congress Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Thursday said he would approach the Congress high command over his cabinet colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu's remarks on the sacrilege issue during electioneering.

    A day before polling, Sidhu had raised questions on the probe into the desecration of religious texts in 2015.

    Maintaining that Sidhu's remarks "might have affected the party's performance in Bathinda”, the CM said he would take up the issue with the party high command once things settled after the election results.

    Sidhu also had to face the wrath of the Election Commission for violation of model code of conduct while addressing rallies in favour of Congress candidates in different parts of the country.
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    24 Comments on this Story

    Ramesh Goldy548 days ago
    Sameless guy who eariler said that Sonia Gandhi is**** and Rahul Vinchi is I***** Bast.... Sir what happened now plz resign ASAP plz. And also resign from THOKO TALI
    Ramesh Goldy Chamola548 days ago
    Sir thank u too, because of u BJP did well. Bina Pende ka Lots 😂
    Aruun 552 days ago
    He is paki stooge hugging killers and hobnobbing anti-nationals working on Paki agenda
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