Awaz-e-Punjab: Wife bats for Navjot Singh Sidhu, photo on FB page announces new front

"It was only 10 minutes long meeting (with Arvind Kejriwal) and no other talks were held after that. Navjot Singh Sidhu will explain himself why these talks were discontinued," said Navjot Kaur Sidhu.

Written by KAMALDEEP SINGH BRAR | Amritsar | Published: September 3, 2016 3:43:34 am
 Navjot Kaur Sidhu, Navjot Singh Sidhu, Pargat Singh, Aam Aadmi Party, Arvid Kejriwal, Punjab News, Latest news, India news Excerpts from the Facebook Post by Navjot Kaur Sidhu.

Soon after Navjot Kaur Sidhu posted a picture of her husband Navjot Singh Sidhu, suspended SAD MLA Pargat Singh and the Bains brothers on her Facebook page, she seemed to have rejected any chance of joining AAP.

Responding to a comment, which appears to have invited them to join AAP instead of forming a “fourth front” and helping the Akalis, she said, “Aap is finished. No leadership. 14 out of 30 contestants have criminal cases against them.”

Two days ago, Kaur had told the media that all “good leaders of Punjab should come forward to give an alternative to Punjab.” She had also named Pargat Singh and Bains brothers for the initiative.

“I had no idea about the development. I was in my constituency when I received this picture on my mobile and I shared it as I liked it. Then I talked to my husband Navjot Singh Sidhu who informed me that a press conference will be held on September 8 to explain this picture. I do not know anything more than this,” said Kaur. “I have confirmed that meeting (after which the picture was taken) took place in our Delhi home and they all were together to click this photograph.”

“It was only 10 minutes long meeting (with Arvind Kejriwal) and no other talks were held after that. Navjot Singh Sidhu will explain himself why these talks were discontinued,” said Kaur, in response to a question on talks between the Aam Aadmi Party and her husband.

Speaking on alleged objectionable video of an AAP MLA, She said, “I have come to know that party knew in advance that conduct of that MLA was under scanner from very first day and still he was given the party ticket. He should not have been taken in party. So it is must to select such candidates which have no blot on image. No party can move forward without proper leadership.”

She said, “Navjot Singh Sidhu had no resentment against BJP and he still has no such strong feeling in his mind against BJP. But it was not acceptable to him when party asked him to quit Punjab and work in Delhi. This was the reason that he resigned from Rajya Sabha. He didn’t talk to any person before resigning from Rajya Sabha. He started thinking about political alternative only after resigning from post.”

On why she was still with the BJP as an MLA, she said, “I pay for my electricity bill more than my salary as an MLA. I have been spending my own money on my life style. I have taken no benefits from Punjab government.”

Asked if she will join her husband’s new front she said, “Anything is possible.”

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