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Navjot Singh Sidhu joins Congress

navjot-singh-sidhu-joins-congressNavjot Singh Sidhu on Sunday joined Indian National Congress after meeting party vice president Rahul Gandhi in New Delhi . The former BJP MP’s wife, Navjot Kaur had already joined the party.

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.

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