Navjot Kaur Sidhu, Pargat Singh to join Congress on November 28

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Navjot Singh Sidhu with his wife Navjot Kaur Sidhu
Navjot Singh Sidhu with his wife Navjot Kaur Sidhu

New Delhi : Speculations end here as Navjot Singh Sidhu’s wife Navjot Kaur Sidhu and Awaaz-E-Punjab leader Pargat Singh has decided to formally join Congress party on November 28. It has also been learned that the former BJP leader will also follow the trail.

Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh announced their decision and also welcomed them to the party with open arms, claiming that they will provide strength to the Congress party in upcoming Assembly Elections.

"I am pleased to announce that Dr Navjot Kaur Sidhu and Pargat Singh will be formally joining Congress on November 28," Amarinder said.

According to the sources both met Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and decided to join the party fold. They both later visited Amrinder Singh at his residence. 

Navjot Kaur Sidhu is a former MLA and represented Amritsar in Punjab Vidhan Sabha. She resigned recently after quitting the state assembly.

Pargat Singh is also a former Punjab MLA after he quit the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal. He is a former Hockey Olympian and was captain of the Indian hockey team.

Navjot Singh Sidhu and Pargat Singh had recently created their own political outfit Awaaz-e-Punjab, but were never intended to contest polls alone.