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Sidhu meets Amarinder; says talks 'cordial'

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

called on Chief at his residence Wednesday and held "cordial talks".

The meeting follows demands for Sidhu's resignation from his cabinet colleagues after he had said was his "captain" while was an "Army captain".

He made the remarks when asked by media

that why did he attend the groundbreaking ceremony of the Kartarpur Corridor in despite the CM's disapproval.

"The talks between us were cordial," told reporters after visiting the chief

Without divulging much details, he said they talked on many other things and Amarinder's health is now better. The was unwell due to bout of

"The love and affection which I got from the CM after meeting him is indicative of the fact that the whole issue had been blown out of proportion," he said, adding that "the CM did not say anything to me in this respect(controversy)...many times certain things are misinterpreted".

This was Sidhu's first meeting with after a controversy erupted over his remarks.

Sidhu, however, had later described Amarinder Singh as a "fatherly figure" and had said he will sort out the issue with him.

"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," had told reporters during poll campaigning in

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First Published: Wed, December 12 2018. 18:40 IST