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My wife never lies, says Sidhu

IANS  |  Chandigarh 

Cabinet on Thursday defended his wife's remarks blaming the state leadership for denying her a ticket from

"My wife has that much strength and moral authority that she will never lie. This is my answer," told reporters when asked about his wife's allegations that she was denied party ticket from at the instance of and party's affairs in-charge

Navjot Kaur, a former from (East), on May 14 blamed the for denying her a Lok Sabha ticket either from or Amritsar.

She said would not campaign for his party in his home state as the has told him not to do so.

Hours after his wife's claim, Sidhu said at an election rally in Bathinda in the presence of Secretary and that he would be returning to on May 17 to deliver a "knockout punch" to the Badals.

Amid reports that the Minister's health was not allowing him to campaign, his wife also blamed for not allowing Sidhu to campaign in Punjab.

"is our smaller and (President) is our bigger and he has given duty to him (Sidhu) in other states and Navjot is busy campaigning there," she told reporters in Amritsar city.

"When Captain and have taken the lead role in ensuring victory of the party in all (13) seats, then what is the need for Navjot (Sidhu) to campaign in Punjab?"



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First Published: Thu, May 16 2019. 20:26 IST