Tamil Diplomat

Punjab elections: Sidhu continues to keep Congress guessing

When Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, who is back from a vacation, will hold discussions to wrap up the selection of candidates for the Punjab assembly elections, he would also have to decide on a truck with Navjot Singh Sidhu. [Also Read: Akali-BJP’s mismanagement of Punjab unprecedented: Manmohan] The cricketer-turned-politician, who recently quit the BJP, has a couple of demands which he wants fulfilled before he joins the Congress.

Sidhu’s list of demands include five seats in the first list of 40 candidates to be finalised on Wednesday. He also wants the Amritsar parliament seat for himself which has fallen vacant after he quit the BJP.(ONE INDIA,2017)