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Pb Cong workers put hoardings saying Amarinder is their captain

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

workers have put out hoardings and banners in city figuring Chief with a message "da captain, sadda captain", days after said his was

The hoardings and banners are placed at key locations in the industrial town. Notably, several ministers in the government in have thrown their weight behind the chief after a controversy erupted following Sidhu's remarks.

Addressing a press conference in on Friday, had said that was his and Capt was "an captain".

The pictures of Punjab Bharat Bhushan Ashu, the MLA from (West), and MP from Raveneet Bittu also figure along side the in these hoardings and banners with a message Punjab da captain, sadda (Our captain is the captain of Punjab).

The hoardings also carry pictures of and at the top.

Commenting on the hoardings, Bittu said, "Punjab's captain and Sadda (our) captain is You will find such hoardings in the city. People immensely love Capt Amarinder Singh ji and party activists have put up big hoardings and banners".

Amarinder Singh was in the and served as a captain during the 1965 Indo-Pakistan War.

Some of the ministers, including Rural Development and Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa, Revenue and and Rana Gurmeet Singh Sodhi, had called for Sidhu's resignation from the state cabinet.

Minister had even reminded that he was not running a comedy show. Sidhu had been a part of a popular TV comedy show aired in

Earlier on Monday, Sidhu tried to clear the air over the controversy following his remarks about the chief minister, saying he loved Amarinder Singh.

Sidhu told reporters in Rajasthan, where he has been campaigning for the Congress ahead of the state assembly elections, "You don't wash dirty linen in public. He (Amarinder Singh) is a fatherly figure, I love him, I respect him, I will sort it out myself.

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First Published: Mon, December 03 2018. 18:40 IST