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Amarinder behind denial of LS ticket to me: Navjot Kaur Sidhu

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

Sidhu stoked a controversy Tuesday, alleging that it was and party in-charge for who ensured that she was denied the Lok Sabha ticket from

and think Madam Sidhu does not deserve an ticket. I was denied the ticket from on the ground that I could not win in the aftermath of the Dussehra train tragedy in last year, she told reporters in Amritsar on Monday.

Kaur, wife of Navjot Singh Sidhu, said the thought that he was alone capable of leading the party to victory in all 13 seats of

Look, is our junior is our senior Our has said he would win all 13 seats by himself," she said, indicating that she might not campaign for the party in the state.

Captain will do the campaigning. is also a star Sidhu will go wherever Rahul asks him to go, the disgruntled added.

Earlier, Sidhu had staked claim to the Chandigarh Lok Sabha seat but the party chose former Railway Minister over her as he has been a four-time from Chandigarh.

In Amritsar, the has pitted sitting against the SAD-BJP nominee Hardeep Singh Puri.

The Amritsar constituency was represented by her husband and Punjab minister as a BJP on three occasions.

Her husband Navjot Singh Sidhu, too, had claimed last year that it was Congress who was his captain, taking a jibe at

Punjab's 13 Lok Sabha seats will go to the polls in the last phase on May 19.

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

First Published: Tue, May 14 2019. 18:31 IST
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