Former Punjab minister and Congress leader, Navjot Singh Sidhu, on Tuesday, took to Twitter to announce that Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party had ‘always recognised’ his vision. His tweets have triggered fresh speculations over his political future ahead of the next year’s assembly polls.
Sharing a video of AAP leaders praising Sidhu, the cricketer-turned-politician tweeted, “Our opposition AAP has always recognised my vision & work for Punjab. Be it Before 2017- Beadbi, Drugs, Farmers Issues, Corruption & Power Crisis faced by People of Punjab raised by me or today as I present “Punjab Model” It is clear they know – who is really fighting for Punjab.”
In the video, AAP’s Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh was seen showering praises on Sidhu after he resigned from the Rajya Sabha when the Akali Dal and BJP governed Punjab. He was rumoured to be joining the AAP ahead of the 2017 assembly polls but had later joined the Congress.
In another tweet, Sidhu wrote, “If the Opposition dares to question me, yet they can’t escape my Pro-People Agenda … This means they have resigned to their fate !!”
Sidhu has fallen out with his own party’s chief minister, Captain Amarinder Singh, and even called him a liar in the past. The central leadership of the Congress party has been trying to defuse the internal fighting ahead of the next year’s assembly polls but hasn’t made any significant progress on that front.