Amritsar, October 22: Navjot Kaur Sidhu, wife of cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu on Tuesday resigned from the primary membership of the Congress party. According to reports, Navjot Kaur Sidhu has not only stepped down from the Congress membership, but also quit politics. The former MLA said that she will not join any political party and is just a social worker now. ‘My Wife Will Never Lie’, Says Navjot Sidhu on Navjot Kaur Sidhu’s Claim Blaming Amarinder Singh Over Denial of Lok Sabha Ticket.
Speaking to Jagbani, the former MLA said that her main aim is the development of Sidhu’s constituency in Amritsar. She added that she would even stage protest against the government if it does not work for the development of people of Amritsar. Responding to Sidhu’s exit from the Punjab cabinet, she said that her husband has always spoken truth.
Navjot tendered her resignation months after she was not given ticket from Chandigarh Lok Sabha Constituency in the recently concluded parliamentary polls. However, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh had rejected Kaur's claim and said the former was offered a chance to contest from Amritsar, but she refused. It had created a rift between the couple and the Chief Minister.