On Friday, Punjab cabinet minister Navjot Singh Sidhu said Congress president Rahul Gandhi sent him to Pakistan to attend the groundbreaking ceremony of the Kartarpur Corridor project.
Sidhu, addressing a press conference, seemingly taking a dig at Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh said, "Rahul is my captain. He sends me everywhere."
Sidhu, the Punjab culture minister, replying to a query from the media, further added: "Which captain are you talking about? Amarinder Singh is an army captain."
Sidhu has been hitting the headlines for his visit to Pakistan. On Thursday, amid a controversy over a photograph with Pakistan Sikh Gurudwara Prabhandak Committee general secretary Gopal Singh Chawla, Sidhu denied knowing the identity of the pro-Khalistani leader.
Sidhu, already taking flak for attending the event, sparked a new controversy when Chawla shared a photograph of the two on his Facebook page. At the ceremony on Thursday, Chawla was also seen shaking hands with Pakistan Army chief Qamar Javed Bajwa.
With inputs from PTI
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Updated Date: Nov 30, 2018 18:14 PM