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"Criminals Do": Punjab Chief Minister On Navjot Sidhu's 'Wet Pants' Jibe

Chief Minister Charanjit Channi was talking at occasion within the Punjab Armed Police complicated


The query of who frightens whom into soiling their pants – police or criminals – is now the topic of a surreal back-and-forth between Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Channi and state Congress chief Navjot Sidhu, whose spat rumbles on even with an Meeting election due in two months.

On Friday Mr Channi hit again after Mr Sidhu’s brag final month that MLA Navtej Singh Cheema may “make a policeman moist his pants”. Mr Channi urged the police to not trouble with the remark, and warranted them that it was, in reality, criminals who moist their pants on seeing them.

“Those that are criminals and anti-social components… their pants grow to be moist on seeing a Punjab police officer,” the Chief Minister stated at a perform on the Punjab Armed Police (PAP) complicated.

Mr Channi’s retort comes after Navjot Sidhu’s declaration at a marketing campaign occasion in Kapurthala district.

For good measure the previous India cricketer then repeated his “Navtej Cheema could make a ‘thanedar‘ policeman moist his pants” comment at a rally in Punjab’s Batala.

When reporters requested him about his comment, Mr Sidhu indicated that it shouldn’t be taken actually. He stated it is a method of claiming the Congress “wields authority”.


Navjot Sidhu has been strongly criticised for his touch upon policemen (File)

The controversial comment has triggered livid protests from all quarters, together with Mr Sidhu’s celebration, who’ve been fast to denounce him to probably cease hemorrhaging votes.

Ravneet Singh Bittu, the MP from Punjab’s Ludhiana, has backed state police personnel and praised them for his or her dealing with of terrorist actions and COVID-19.

“Initially, no matter has been stated in regards to the police, I search apology…” he stated, including, ” “How will they shield folks if we use unsuitable phrases towards them…”

Former Chief Minister Amarinder Singh – a Congress veteran of over 40 years who stop the celebration after a bitter public feud with Mr Sidhu (and is now allied with the BJP) – additionally hit out, as did Akali Dal chief Daljit Singh, who had questioned the Chief Minister’s silence over the “moist pants” comment.

Chandigarh DSP Dilsher Singh Chandal has filed a defamation case towards Mr Sidhu for “humiliating the police”, and a video message from a junior policeman, Sub Inspector Balbir Singh from Jalandhar, has been broadly shared; “our kids ask why such language is used towards us…” he stated within the clip.

With enter from ANI, PTI

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