Navjot Singh Sidhu will campaign for Congress, says Captain Amarinder Singh

"Sidhu is with us, his wife is with us. He does not want to fight from any seat but will campaign with us," Amarinder Singh told news agency ANI.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 24, 2016 6:25 pm
Sidhu and wife Navjot Sidhu and wife Navjot Kaur

Punjab Congress chief Captain Amarinder Singh Thursday said that Navjot Singh Sidhu would campaign for the party in the upcoming state assembly elections. “Sidhu is with us, his wife is with us. He does not want to fight from any seat but will campaign with us,” Singh told news agency ANI.

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On Wednesday, Singh announced that Sidhu’s wife Navjot Kaur Sidhu and former Akali MLA Pargat Singh will join the party on November 28. Congress sources told The Indian Express that Sidhu might join the party once the code of conduct kicked in. There were reports earlier that he could be offered a Lok Sabha ticket from Amritsar or a cabinet position, if Congress comes into power.

Sidhu’s Awaaz-e-Punjab disintegrated with the Bains brothers joining the Aam Aadmi Party. Interestingly, Amarinder previously called the Sidhus an “undisciplined couple” and their outfit a “tonga party”. Sidhu and Pargat too had, in a joint statement issued a few days ago, accused Amarinder of having a “nexus” with the Badals and said they could join Congress only when Amarinder was not at the helm of affairs.

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First Published on: November 24, 2016 1:52 pm
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    Rakesh Kochhar
    Nov 24, 2016 at 9:47 am
    All must unite to oust Badals who have looted Punjab . Look at the industry , roads, universities and hospitals in Punjab and compare with Tamil Nadu or Gujarat . Everything is controlled by Badal family ; drugs, TV, transport , liquor and to top it all the SGPC ! What a joke ! From a prosperous state it has become a bemaru one .
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      Chandu Shah
      Nov 24, 2016 at 9:14 am
      He has not done anything. He is just a comedian.
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        Michellegt;Vedicgt;human
        Nov 24, 2016 at 11:41 am
        CONGIES full of scammers and looters are now also joined by comedians and jokers.---------THOKO Tali.
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          Ninad
          Nov 24, 2016 at 1:26 pm
          Santa and Banta has joined congress party...now they will teach papu how to cut joke properly....
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            Arun
            Nov 24, 2016 at 9:27 am
            People like Sidhu are the selfish people who don't have any ethics in their life and change colors like camelian. People are not stupid now they will throw congress out with him and he deserve it.
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              Aashish Wadhawan
              Nov 28, 2016 at 8:29 pm
              Lol ...... Both husband n wife just looking for their benefits, Initially from BJP then start talking to AAP -then thought about their own party and now joined Congress....lol
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                Dash
                Nov 24, 2016 at 1:01 pm
                Jhandubalm Sidhhu. Aur koi nahi mila toh corrupt party me ghus jao. Joker.
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                  Brindavan bherde
                  Nov 24, 2016 at 8:54 am
                  Sidhhu paji. ..lagta nahi tha ki aap rang badloge. ..
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                    Avi
                    Nov 24, 2016 at 12:29 pm
                    He has become a comedian and joker now? What was he when he was in your party? BJP=Congress JUMLAS
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                      Gruham Bendakaluru
                      Nov 25, 2016 at 5:11 am
                      Sidhu should continue to remain a stand up comedian and continue to laugh maniacally at every thing Kapil Sharma says. Politics is not for a TV entertainer like him.
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                        Amit
                        Nov 24, 2016 at 1:00 pm
                        Dance of democracy by comedian family. Whatever we think about Navjot and Navjot, it will be interesting to see how voters reacts.
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                          L bhadrapati Devi
                          Nov 24, 2016 at 11:38 am
                          He may be allowed to carry cricket bat during election campaign.
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                            L bhadrapati Devi
                            Nov 24, 2016 at 11:20 am
                            What is the political wisdom of this couple? They are treated as tissue paper.
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                              Michael Xavier
                              Nov 24, 2016 at 8:50 am
                              good things are looking fresh slowly for Congress
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                                Vihari Naidu
                                Nov 24, 2016 at 9:35 am
                                Amrinder Singh was right about Siddhu, he just attends TV shows and does nothing.
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                                  sameer
                                  Nov 24, 2016 at 2:20 pm
                                  jhantoo ho tum sab.... Jab BJP me tha to tab bhi wah yahi Siddhu tha.....
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                                    sdas
                                    Nov 24, 2016 at 11:32 am
                                    Lost all respect for this opportunist - comedy show guest star. He should stick to these shows, now.
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                                      Sanjay
                                      Nov 24, 2016 at 2:43 pm
                                      Sidhu has disappointed people by leaving BJP and joining congress. He has compromised on corruption for his political ambitions. Congress is not going to make CM in Punjab. They already have Amrinder Singh as CM candidate.
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                                        Chandramouli
                                        Nov 24, 2016 at 2:10 pm
                                        Yes indeed ! voters reaction would be very interesting.
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                                          Amity
                                          Nov 24, 2016 at 11:35 am
                                          after lot of bargaining he has landed in a mess! What good can be expected from such selfish people!
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