Capt, Asha Kumari robbed me of chance to contest: Navjot Kaur
Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu’s wife Navjot Kaur Sidhu has blamed Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh and Punjab Congress in-charge Asha Kumari for robbing her of a chance to contest from Amritsar parliamentary constituency.
Kaur was speaking to the media on the sidelines of an event organised in favour of Congress candidate Gurjit Singh Aujla in ward number 51 which falls under Amritsar East constituency, on Monday night.
Replying to a query about Navjot Singh Sidhu’s absence from Punjab campaign, Kaur said, “Captain Sahib is our small captain while Rahul Gandhi is our big captain. Our small captain has already said he is winning all 13 seats of the State then what is left to say? Asha Kumari is also a star campaigner.”
“Asha Kumari and Captain sahib think madam Sidhu doesn’t deserve a ticket. I was denied a ticket from Amritsar on the pretext that I could not win due to the Dussehra train tragedy. If they don’t find us deserving, why do something for them?” she said, adding that Navjot Singh Sidhu will campaign wherever Rahul Gandhi asks him to. Kaur had staked her claim to the Chandigarh seat, but the party chose former railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal. At least 61 people were killed and more than 100 were injured when a train mowed them down at a railway crossing on Dussehra on October 19, 2018.