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Capt Amarinder is like father to Sidhu: Navjot Kaur

ANI  |  Amritsar (Punjab) [India] 

Cabinet Sidhu's wife on Sunday said that her husband has always considered as his father.

Kaur's response comes close on the heels of three ministers demanded her husband's resignation following his remark against the Chief on November 30 had mocked Singh when reporters asked about his visit to despite the disapproving it.

Local Bodies and Singh-led Punjab government, at a press conference in had said, "My captain is He sent me everywhere (Kartarpur Corridor). Rahul is also the captain of our captain (Punjab Chief Minister)."

Speaking to ANI, said, "Navjot ji has repeatedly said that Captain is like his father. We have always made it clear that Captain Sahab's respect and honour is above everything. Sidhu's statements should be read as a whole and not in incomplete bits."

Livid over Navjot Singh's remarks, TR Bajwa asserted that if Sidhu did not recognise Amarinder as his 'captain,' then he should resign from his post. also slammed his Cabinet colleague and said that Sidhu should put down his papers if he disapproves of Amarinder as the state's

The cry for Sidhu's resignation grew louder as Ludhiana (MP) Ravneet Singh Bittu also viewed that those who disrespected Captain Amarinder should step aside from the government in the state.

Sidhu was one of the invitees, who went to to attend the groundbreaking ceremony of Kartarpur Sahib Corridor on November 28. His remarks at the event also created furore back home as he not only mentioned the Rafale deal controversy in his speech but also heaped praises on Imran Khan.

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First Published: Sun, December 02 2018. 16:30 IST