Former Indian cricketer turned sports commentator Navjot Singh Sidhu, who resigned from the Rajya Sabha as a BJP MP, on Monday took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi by saying that his wave during 2014 Lok Sabha elections had drowned him as well.
Addressing a news conference, Sidhu said, “When Modi wave came, everyone drowned and they drowned me as well. I was told to fight elections from Kurukshetra and then West Delhi but I said no.”Sidhu breaking
Sidhu breaking silence on his resignation from Rajya Sabha has dominated the conversation on social media.
Plenty of social media users appeared critical of Sidhu’s decision to leave the BJP
Here are the some reactions;
BJP owes explanation to Punjabis after Navjot Sidhu’s revelations: @capt_amarinder
— Vibhor Mohan (@vibhor_mohan) July 25, 2016
If Navjot Sidhu joins AAP, he'll spend more time in Jail, than in TV studios. Hence he is hesitating.
— Amit Tyagi (@hiambuj) July 25, 2016
Somebody asks if Navjot Sidhu's press conference was practice session for a switch hit? I dont know. Do you?
— Cricketwallah (@cricketwallah) July 25, 2016
Navjot Sidhu – a perfect example of phoney rhetorics, hollow witticism, without conviction, without credibility, a run of d mill politician
— bannerjivaishnavi (@vbannerji) July 25, 2016
So Navjot Sidhu says that Modi Wave drowned him..
surprisingly he's drowning from 2 years ?#Sidhuism
— Renuka (@VermaRenuka) July 25, 2016
Never saw Navjot Sidhu, who regularly appears on TV shows, using that platform to speak on drug abuse in Punjab.
— Dharmesh Dixit (@theDDixit) July 25, 2016
Just saw this, a local newspaper has Navjot Sidhu in the list of India's top 10 comedians.
— Anirban Dasgupta (@adg_5) July 7, 2016
From first day,Navjot Sidhu posed like 'Open for Sale'.'Offer me CM candidate and i m yours'Cong n BJP didn't agree.Will AAP agree ?
— Narendra nath mishra (@iamnarendranath) July 18, 2016
Big question is: Will Navjot Sidhu finally become a full-time politician or still be seen more on TV, laughing loudly to bad jokes?
— Maneesh Chhibber (@maneeshchhibber) July 18, 2016