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Punjab CM Amarinder Singh Invites ‘Sulking’ Navjot Sidhu for Lunch, Signals End to Political Feud

Navjot Singh Sidhu and Capt Amarinder Singh

Each Amarinder Singh and Navjot Sidhu shared the stage on November four at Jantar Mantar on the farmers’ situation the place all Punjab Congress MLAs and ministers protested in opposition to the Union authorities over the recently-passed farm legal guidelines.

  • IANS Chandigarh
  • Final Up to date: November 24, 2020, 18:19 IST
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Signalling an finish to their “political variations”, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday invited former Cupboard minister Navjot Sidhu for lunch on Wednesday.

The 2 leaders haven’t seeing eye-to-eye for fairly a while and the assembly is being seen in political circles as a bid to bury the hatchet.

The 2 leaders are anticipated to debate state and nationwide politics over the luncheon assembly, the Chief Minister’s Media Advisor Raveen Thukral mentioned.

Sidhu has been mendacity low ever since his resignation from the state Cupboard in July final yr.

Political observers informed IANS the efforts of Congress’ state in cost Harish Rawat have borne outcomes as he was instrumental in pacifying Sidhu.

He had known as Sidhu a “nationwide asset” due to his repute as a crowd puller and hinted at a nationwide function for him within the celebration.

Each Amarinder Singh and Sidhu shared the stage on November four at Jantar Mantar in Delhi on the farmers’ situation the place all Punjab Congress MLAs and ministers protested in opposition to the Union authorities over the recently-passed farm legal guidelines.

Sidhu greeted the Chief Minister earlier than his speech, during which he mentioned that the “Union authorities needs to suppress the voice of Punjab Chief Minister and MLAs and this won’t be allowed”.

The Chief Minister reciprocated the gesture and talked about Sidhu’s title. Sidhu and Amarinder Singh then attacked the Centre for favouring corporates over the prevailing system of ‘mandis’.

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