Stand unchanged, says Sidhu after meeting Congress panel
Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu appeared on Tuesday earlier than a three-member committee arrange by the social gathering to deal with factionalism in Punjab and asserted that his stand stays unchanged.
Mr. Sidhu, who has been brazenly attacking Chief Minister Amarinder Singh over a Special Investigation Team (SIT) report on the incidents of Guru Granth Sahib desecration within the State, mentioned “truth can be disturbed, but not defeated”.
“I came here on the call of the high command and apprised them of the state of affairs in the party. I have brought the voice of the people of Punjab from the grassroots level to the party high command,” he instructed reporters after meeting the committee members for over an hour and a half.
The three-member panel fashioned to dealer peace between totally different factions in Punjab Congress contains Leader of the Opposition within the Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge, Congress normal secretary in-charge of Punjab affairs Harish Rawat and former MP J.P. Aggarwal.
‘Told the truth’
“My stand is and will remain the same and unchanged. Punjab’s democratic right that goes to the government must return to the people in any form,” the Congress chief mentioned. “I have told the truth inside in a bold voice. The voice of Punjab’s truth and its rights have been conveyed to the high command. We have to defeat all anti-Punjab forces.”
“The power of the people must return to the people. Every Punjabi must be made shareholder in Punjab’s progress … Jittega Punjab, jittegi Punjabiyat, jittega har Punjabi [Punjab will win, Punjabiyat will win, every Punjabi will be victorious],” he added.
For a number of weeks now, the cricketer-turned-politician has been attacking the Chief Minister for allegedly not doing justice to those that have been concerned within the desecration of Guru Granth Sahib in Bargari. He additionally lashed out on the authorities for failing to indict the Parkash Singh Badal-led Akali Dal authorities within the 2015 Kotkapura firing incident after protests erupted over the sacrilege subject.
Since Monday, the panel has been meeting social gathering MLAs in batches of 25. It plans to satisfy the Chief Minister earlier than submitting its report back to Congress president Sonia Gandhi.