Cricketer Turned Politician Navjot Singh Sidhu Formally Quits BJP

Cricketer turned politicial Navjot Singh Sidhu formally resigned from BJP and in his resignation letter to BJP chief Amit Shah, he stated that he is resigning from the primary membership of BJP. He had earlier resigned from Rajya Sabha where he was a nominated member. He had not resigned from BJP despite floating Awaaz-e-Punjab political forum earlier this month. However his wife Navjot Kaur is still a BJP MLA from Amritsar, who asserted that she will not resign from BJP as of now and the decision will be take at the right time. The 52 year old former cricketer was particularly upset with the BJP leadership for not fielding him from Amritsar in 2014 parliamentary elections.

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