Crisis in Punjab Congress after Navjot Singh Sidhu resigns from cabinet, sends resignation to Rahul Gandhi


Amidst continuing differences with Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Navjot Singh Sidhu on Sunday resigned from the state cabinet and sent his resignation to Rahul Gandhi.

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In his resignation letter shared on Twitter, Sidhu wrote, “Respected sir, I hereby resign as minister from the Punjab cabinet.”

Sidhu also informed that he will be sending his resignation to Chief Minister Amarinder Singh. He wrote, “Will be sending my resignation to the Chief Minister, Punjab.”

Both Sidhu and Singh have been at loggerheads since last year when the former accepted Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan’s invitation to travel to be present at his swearing-in ceremony.

Both Sidhu and Khan have played cricket for their respective countries against each other and known to be good friends.