New Delhi, Jan 15: Former Cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu on Sunday joins Congress. He met Congress Vice president Rahul Gandhi a short while ago.
#FLASH Navjot Singh Sidhu joins Congress. He met Congress Vice president Rahul Gandhi a short while ago.
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Gandhi warmly welcomed Sidhu, a former BJP MP from Amritsar, into the party fold at his residence. Sidhu’s wife had earlier joined the Congress.
The Congress “welcomes Sidhu and thanks Gandhi for bringing like-minded leaders under the Congress umbrella”, party spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said.