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Navjot Sidhu not to be AAP’s CM candidate in Punjab: Sources

After his resignation, there was speculation that he could join Aam Aadmi Party and be its face in the Assembly polls next year.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |
July 19, 2016 8:52:02 pm
sidhu, punjab, aap Sidhu did not reveal much about his future plans but there were indications that he was miffed with the state of affairs in BJP.

Navjot Singh Sidhu, who resigned from Rajya Sabha on Monday, is unlikely to be projected as Aam Aadmi Party’s chief minister candidate in Punjab, according to sources.

After his resignation, there was speculation that he could join Aam Aadmi Party and be its face in the Assembly polls next year.

Sources, however, said he will campaign for the party.

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Earlier in the day, Sidhu’s wife told media that AAP is only option left for him.

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The cricketer-turned politican did not reveal much about his future plans but there were indications that he was miffed with the state of affairs in BJP.

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Sidhu, who was thrice the Lok Sabha member from the BJP, was asked to step away from contesting the polls in Amritsar during the 2014 general election to make way for fellow member Arun Jaitley.

Both Sidhu and his wife share an uneasy relationship with the Akali leadership and have made open attacks on Akali Dal and its leadership on governance issues.

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