New Delhi: Navjot Kaur Sidhu, wife of cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu, will join the Congress on November 28, Punjab Congress unit chief Captain Amarinder Singh said on Wednesday.
"I am pleased to announce that Navjot Kaur Sidhu and Pargat Singh will formally be joining the Congress on November 28," Amarinder Singh tweeted.
I am pleased to announce that Dr. Navjot Kaur Sidhu & Pargat Singh will formally be joining Congress on November 28
— Capt.Amarinder Singh (@capt_amarinder) November 23, 2016
Navjot Kaur Sidhu had on 8 October resigned from the BJP.
Pargat Singh is a former hockey player and was formerly associated with the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) in Punjab. He represents Jalandhar Cantt constituency in the state assembly.
The announcement came amid speculation that Navjot Singh Sidhu will also join the party in the coming days.
First Published On : Nov 23, 2016 22:04 IST