Navjot Singh Sidhu couldn’t stand a Dalit was made Punjab CM, alleges AAP


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Navjot Singh Sidhu

The Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday claimed that Punjab Congress president Navjot Singh Sidhu has resigned from his post as he “could not bear” that a Dalit has been made the chief minister of the state. Sidhu resigned from the post of Punjab Pradesh Congress President on Tuesday. Committee before the assembly elections in the state early next year

In a letter to Congress president Sonia Gandhi, Sidhu, however, said that he would continue to serve the party. He took over the post of the state president of the party in July this year.

Speaking to reporters, AAP spokesperson Saurabh Bhardwaj said, “This shows that Navjot Singh Sidhu is against Dalits. A poor son was made Chief Minister… This, Sidhu could not tolerate. It is very sad. ,” AAP spokesperson Saurabh Bhardwaj told reporters.

AAP is the main opposition party in Punjab.

In his letter to Sonia Gandhi, Sidhu wrote, “The collapse of a man’s character comes from compromises. I can never compromise with the future of Punjab and the agenda of Punjab’s welfare.”

He further wrote, “Therefore, I resign from the post of President of the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee. Will continue to serve the Congress.”

It was not immediately known what prompted Sidhu to step down as Punjab Congress president.

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