HIGHLIGHTS:

  • · The former president of Punjab Congress has resigned by sending a letter to the Congress chief Sonia Gandhi.
  • · Sidhu in his statement says that he refuses to “compromise”, however, he has not made any clarifications regarding the usage of the word.
  • · Speculations arise that the former chief will be meeting home minister Amit Shah, however, no confirmation regarding it has come from any of the sides.

On Tuesday, Navjot Singh Sidhu resigned from his post as the chief of the Punjab Congress. The 57-year-old sent his resignation letter which stated that he would not be continuing with the Congress to the party chief Sonia Gandhi.

Mr. Sidhu states, “The collapse of man’s character stems from the compromise corner, I can never compromise on Punjab’s future and the agenda for the welfare of Punjab. Therefore, I hereby resign as the President of Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee.”

However, no explanation has arrived from his side regarding the “compromise” portion of his statement. Sidhu’s resignation has given rise to several speculations as he is expected home minister Amit Shah, nonetheless, there has been no confirmation yet from any sides regarding such speculation. The former minister resigned from his post on a day when Amarinder Singh, the former chief minister of Punjab, will be arriving at Delhi.

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