This statement from Aujla comes after Sidhu today said that he cannot compromise with his ethics, moral authority and pointed out that he didn’t want a “repeat of a system of tainted leaders and officers in the state.” Also Read: Will Make Any Sacrifice, But Won’t Let Sidhu Become Punjab CM: Amarinder Singh
Gurjeet Singh Aujla also said that they were shocked by the resignation of Sidhu. He further raised questions over the appointments of the director-general of police and the state’s advocate general. Also Read: I Called Sidhu, Told Him Let’s Sit And Resolve The Issue: Punjab CM Channi
Reacting to this, Congress MLA Hardial Singh Kamboj said that one man leaving or joining the party doesn’t affect our prospects to win the election. Also Read: Pakistan Deep State Happy With What’s Going on In Border State: Manish Tewari On Punjab Crisis
Congress will form the govt again, said Kamboj and said his resignation was no less than a “betrayal”.
“He was chosen over Sunil Jakhar, who worked all his life for Congress. If Sidhu is still not happy, then he can never be happy. The situation in Punjab is a bit disturbing. Gandhi family posed a lot of faith in him and then he did this,” Kamboj added. Also Read: Congress High Command Adopts Wait & Watch Policy; Sidhu breaks Silence ‘Will Sacrifice Everything’
Reacting to Sidhu’s resignation, former Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh in a tweet said, “I told you so…he is not a stable man and not fit for the border state of Punjab.” Also Read: Told You So, He Isn’t A Stable Man: Amarinder As Sidhu Quits As Punjab Cong Chief
The Congress high command is unhappy with Sidhu, his resignation has not been accepted and the top leadership has not spoken to him yet, ANI reported.
The party wants to give the cricketer-turned-politician time but if he does not agree, then strict steps can be taken.