Navjot Singh Sidhu, whose revolt threatens to wreck the Congress forward of the Punjab election subsequent 12 months, mentioned immediately that he was “prepared to work with Amarinder Singh” however added a situation.
“I’m all the time able to work with him if points are resolved,” the previous Punjab Minister mentioned of the Chief Minister, who has been in his crosshairs for a lot of the previous 4 years, particularly since he give up the Punjab authorities in 2019.
Amarinder Singh has to this point proven few indicators of accommodating Mr Sidhu’s calls for. At the moment, he had a second assembly with the Congress panel tasked with discovering an answer to the infighting. Was Mr Singh aka “the Captain”, shutting the door on him?
“Who’s he to shut doorways for Navjot Singh Sidhu? He misplaced three elections, he misplaced deposit and later Madam Sonia (Gandhi) makes him the occasion president. He threatened to separate the occasion… “
Mr Sidhu, 57, mentioned all 78 Congress MLAs within the 117-member state meeting help him.
He snapped at his critics within the Congress suggesting that his revolt was weakening the occasion.
“Who says I’m damaging the occasion? Should you deal with the problems like sacrilege? Each MLA is elevating this challenge. All 78 MLAs are with me. If all the pieces is okay then why did the occasion arrange a three-member panel,” he questioned.
Amarinder Singh, he mentioned, “is speaking nonsense”.
“I’m a real soldier of the occasion. He has been summoned twice to Delhi,” he mentioned.
The cricketer-turned-politician asserted that he was not hankering for any submit. “Show that I’ve requested for any submit within the final 17 years,” he mentioned.
He hit out on the Chief Minister on a brand new controversy over his transfer to provide authorities jobs to the sons of two Congress MLAs on “compassionate” grounds.
“You give jobs to elitist individuals, sons of MLAs…,” Mr Sidhu mentioned.
Requested whether or not he was gearing as much as do a Jyotiraditya Scindia or Jitin Prasada and go away the Congress for the BJP, Mr Sidhu mentioned: “The excessive command are fantastic individuals. From Day One I’ve adopted a pro-people agenda.”