‘Navjot Singh Sidhu, dear to Rahul Gandhi … called Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’ Bada Bhai ‘. Former Pakistan Army Chief General Bajwa has been hugged and praised in the past. Commented.
With elections to the Punjab Assembly set to take place next year, political developments there are changing rapidly. Amarinder Singh, who quit the Congress, formed his own political party. The Akali Dal, which split from the NDA due to cultivation laws, has again refused to ally with the BJP. Meanwhile, BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra reacted to the Sidhu issue by referring to a book written by Salman Khurshid comparing Hindutva with jihadi groups like ISIS.
He accused the Congress of ‘appeasement politics’. Other leaders in the Congress also made statements against Hindutva. Rahul Gandhi has said that Hindutva is under threat from India.
Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal also criticized Sidhu’s remarks. It was incensed that the sacrifices of the country’s soldiers were repeatedly insulted and discouraged. The Gandhi family demanded an apology to the people of Punjab on the issue.
“Punjabis need to know whether the words spoken by Sidhu are his own opinion or whether he spoke on behalf of the Gandhi family. The Punjabis need to know that the Gandhi family will be provoked again in the state,” Sukhbir Singh said. Another major party, the AAP, has also come under fire.