Navjot Singh Sidhu Advised 5-Day Rest After Exhaustive Poll Campaign; ‘Vocal Chords Injured, Was On Verge of Losing Voice’
Navjot Singh Sidhu. | Image: IANS

New Delhi, December 6: Congress leader and Punjab Cultural Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu has been advised five-day bed rest by the doctors after an “exhaustive” 17-day election campaign, informed his office on Thursday morning. The report says that his ‘vocal chords’ has injured.

Explaining the reason for the bed rest, his office released a statement that due to back to back 70 public meeting for the party during the campaigning, the Congress leader has injured his vocal cords and was on the verge of losing his voice. Amritsar Train Accident: Navjot Singh Sidhu, Wife Given Clean Chit, Organiser Sourab Mithu Madan Indicted.

The statement reads, “The exhaustive schedule has injured his vocal cords and on the verge of losing his voice.” Further, the doctor advised the cricketer-turned-politician to take complete rest for 3-5 days.

According to Sidhu’s official spokesperson, the situation aroused due to continuous helicopter and plane travel. This resulted in a detrimental effect on the minister’s health, and he is currently gone to an undisclosed location for a complete check-up and recovery. Also, specialised medication is being administered, along with breathing exercises and physiotherapy, the statement adds.

Recently, the controversial leader was in news for his comments on the Kartarpur corridor and then with his ‘Rahul is my captain’ remarks. Due to his ‘Captain’ remark, several party leaders had sought his resignation while Sidhu’s wife Navjot Kaur Siddhu had said that his comments were not taken in full context and Sidhu considers Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh as ‘fatherly’ figure.