No decision has yet been taken on Navjot Singh Sidhu’s entry into the party even as speculation was rife about his joining the Congress.
New Delhi, Nov 23 : Dr Navjot Kaur Sidhu, wife of former Rajya Sabha member Navjot Singh Sidhu, and Pargat Singh will join the Congress on November 28. Punjab Congress unit chief Captain Amarinder Singh said on Wednesday.
I am pleased to announce that Dr. Navjot Kaur Sidhu & Pargat Singh will formally be joining Congress on November 28
— Capt.Amarinder Singh (@capt_amarinder) November 23, 2016
“I am pleased to announce that Navjot Kaur Sidhu and Pargat Singh will formally be joining the Congress on November 28,” Amarinder Singh tweeted.
Navjot Kaur Sidhu had on October 8 resigned from the BJP.
Pargat Singh is a former hockey player and was formerly associated with the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) in Punjab. He represents Jalandhar Cantt constituency in the state assembly.
The announcement came amid speculation that Navjot Singh Sidhu will also join the party in the coming days.