Navjot Singh Sidhu joins Congress
Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala welcomed Sidhu and thanked Rahul Gandhi for bringing like-minded leaders under the party umbrella. Surjewala expressed confidence that party will be immensely strengthened in Punjab and elsewhere with Sidhu’s entry.
Sidhu is likely to contest assembly election from Amritsar (West).His wife Dr Navjot Kaur Sidhu will not contest election this time as the party only gives ticket to one person from a family.
The cricketer turned politician is likely to play a crucial role in Punjab which goes to poll on 4th February.