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Sidhu's resignation wasn't raised during Cabinet meeting: Punjab Minister

ANI  |  Chandigarh (Punjab) [India] 

on Monday informed that the issue of Navjot Singh Sidhu's resignation was not raised during the cabinet meeting held earlier today.

"cabinet meeting was held. It was a normal meeting and no issue related to was raised," Dharamsot told reporters here after the meeting.

Sidhu, who holds the local bodies and tourism portfolios, had mocked when reporters asked about his visit to despite the disapproving it.

At a press conference in Hyderabad, the had said, "My is He sent me everywhere (Kartarpur corridor groundbreaking event). Rahul is also the of our captain (Chief Minister)."

Livid over Sidhu's remarks, TR Bajwa asserted that if Sidhu did not recognise Amarinder as his 'captain,' then he should resign from his post.

Another Punjab Minister, Sukhbinder Singh Sarkaria, had 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 after also reiterated that those who disrespected Amarinder should step aside from the Congress government in the state.

The had visited to attend the groundbreaking ceremony of Kartarpur Sahib Corridor on November 28. His presence and remarks at the event had created furore back home as he not only mentioned the Rafale deal controversy in his speech but also heaped praises on Imran Khan.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, December 03 2018. 20:49 IST
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