“For the sake of my nation, I will oppose his (Navjot Singh Sidhu) identify for CM of Punjab. It is a matter of nationwide safety. Pakistan PM Imran Khan is his good friend. Sidhu has a relation with military chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa,” Amarinder mentioned in an interview to information company ANI hours after stepping down.
“If the Congress decides to pitch him because the chief minister of Punjab, I’ll oppose it. Pakistan has been liable for sending arms, drones, explosives to our state. We have now a standard border and when you realize the bigwigs at prime , it turns into a matter of nationwide safety, so I’ll oppose it and I can’t enable him,” Amarinder mentioned.
Lashing out on the Punjab Congress chief, Amarinder mentioned, “Navjot Singh Sidhu is an incompetent man, he’s going to be a catastrophe.”
The 2 leaders have been engaged in a bitter energy tussle for a number of months now and have overtly traded barbs towards one another.
Sidhu had led a really sturdy and aggressive marketing campaign towards Amarinder finally forcing the latter to step down because the chief minister.
Nonetheless, the Congress management sided with Sidhu and made him the Punjab Congress chief ignoring the objections of Amarinder Singh.
After changing into the state Congress chief, Sidhu had been relentlessly pursuing the Amarinder authorities to behave on the 18-point agenda determined by the occasion management forward of the meeting elections subsequent yr.
(With inputs from companies)