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Amarinder a fatherly figure, will sort out myself: Navjot Sidhu

ANI  |  Jhalawar (Rajasthan) [India] 

After his foot in mouth comment against the Chief Minister, cabinet took two steps backwards by calling a fatherly figure while promising to settle the issue with the senior leader personally.

On November 30, while addressing the media in Hyderabad said: "My is Rahul Gandhi, he sent me everywhere (in reference to his visit for Kartarpur Corridor groundbreaking ceremony). Rahul is also the of our captain (Chief Minister)."

Realising the gravity of the unsavoury remark, said: "You don't want to wash dirty linen in public. He (Capt Amarinder Singh) is a fatherly figure, I love him, I respect him; I will sort it out myself." When asked if he would apologise to the Chief Minister, Sidhu nodded in negative.

Sidhu's response comes close on the heels of two ministers and one of the state demanding his resignation following his remark against the

The minister's had derided Captain in a tactless manner when reporters asked about his visit to despite the disapproving it.

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First Published: Mon, December 03 2018. 14:25 IST