New Delhi: Navjot Kaur Sidhu, wife of cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu, will join the Congress on November 28, Punjab Congress unit chief Captain Amarinder Singh said on Wednesday.
“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.
Navjot Singh Sidhu and Pargat Singh had earlier formed a new political front ‘Awaz-e-Punjab’ which is said to have split now.
First Published | 23 November 2016 9:59 PM