The Aam Aadmi Party AAP which debuted in the Punjab Assembly polls in 2017 is trying to woo cricketer turned politician and former Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu ahead of the assembly elections in the state in 2022.According to the source Sidhu categorically asked Kishor to mediate to define his role in the party and also asked whether he will be the chief ministerial candidate and on how many seats he will have the power to select his candidates.
In March AAPs Punjab unit chief Bhagwant Mann had said that if Sidhu decides to join the party he would be the first to welcome him.Sidhu who joined the Congress ahead of the Assembly polls in 2017 has been at loggerheads with Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh for some time now.The source further said that Sandeep Sandhu, the political advisor to Amarinder Singh and the General Secretary of Punjab Congress called up all the MLAs in the last one week to support Kishor. The source also said that Amarinder Singh has written to Congress President Sonia Gandhi to rope in Kishor for the 2022 Assembly polls.
The source further disclosed that Kishor is not willing to take up the Congress offer as AAP supremo and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has already roped him in for AAP’s campaign in Punjab and Delhi.He had resigned from the Punjab Cabinet last year.Meanwhile multiple sources in the Congress confirmed that Amarinder Singh had also approached Kishor to take up the partys campaign for the 2022 Assembly polls in January this year.
One of the sources disclosed that even Suresh Kumar the Chief Principal Secretary to the Punjab Chief Minister, had met Kishor on behalf of Amarinder Singh.Dekho eh video te share kro vad to vad video nu.While messages sent to Sidhu for comments remained unanswered AAPs Punjab in charge Jarnail Singh told IANS Those who are willing to join the party with honest intentions are welcome be it Sidhu.Navjot sidhu hun dekho kis party ch ja reha hai congress nu shad ke aap ch ke koi vi sunke ho reha hai heran.However he said that he was not aware as to who were holding talks with the Congress leader.