Chandigarh: After submitting his resignation to Governor Banwarilal Purohit, at Raj Bhavan in Chandigarh, Captain Amarinder Singh lashed out at cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu and almost ended up accusing him of compromising on national security in a high-drama day on Saturday.
“For sake of my country, I’ll oppose his (Navjot Singh Sidhu) name for CM of Punjab. It’s a matter of national security. Pakistan PM Imran Khan is his friend. Sidhu has a relation with Army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa,” Amarinder Singh was quoted as saying in an interview by news agency ANI.
The captain vented his ire on Sidhu and called him an incompetent man. “Navjot Singh Sidhu is an incompetent man, he is going to be a disaster. I will oppose his name for the next CM face. He has a connection with Pakistan. It will be a threat to national security…,” Former Punjab CM said.
Earlier when the ex-CM, Punjab spoke to Congress president Sonia Gandhi, the latter said, “‘I am sorry Amarinder’, according to Amarinder Singh.