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Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu tweets copy of his resignation letter

Early a month after Congress president Rahul Gandhi lost the Amethi Lok Sabha seat in Uttar Pradesh to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Smriti Irani, posters calling for Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu’s resignation appeared in Mohali, Punjab.

Written by July 14, 2019 12:15

New Delhi: Navjot Singh Sidhu has resigned as Minister from the Punjab Cabinet.  In his resignation letter, Sidhu had written, “I hereby resign as minister from the Punjab cabinet.”

He further said that he will be submitting his resignation to the Chief Minister of Punjab.


Sidhu currently serves as the Minister of Local Government, Tourism, Cultural Affairs, and Museums of the State of Punjab.

The development was confirmed on news agency ANI, which also posted Sidhu’s resignation letter.

Earlier, Navjot Sidhu had also vowed to quit politics if Congress president Rahul Gandhi lost elections from Amethi.

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Sidhu took to Twitter to share his resignation letter that he has submitted to Rahul Gandhi on June 9th.


Early a month after Congress president Rahul Gandhi lost the Amethi Lok Sabha seat in Uttar Pradesh to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Smriti Irani, posters calling for Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu’s resignation appeared in Mohali, Punjab.

Navjot Singh Sidhu

The posters that have appeared in Mohali read: “When are you [Navjot Singh Sidhu] quitting politics? Time to keep your words. We are waiting for your resignation.”