Chandigarh, January 4: Just minutes after Election Commission of India (ECI) announces the poll dates for all five states, Dr Navjot Kaur Sidhu confirmed that her husband Navjot Singh Sidhu will contest the elections from Amritsar East constituency.
ECI chief Nasim Zaidi in the press conference on Wednesday announced that elections in Punjab will be held on February 4 in single phase and also mentioned that election code of conduct comes into effect.
Navjot Kaur Sidhu confirmed that Navjot Singh Sidhu will soon join the Congress party. She mentioned Sidhu will reach Amritsar once the ticket is announced.
Navjot Kaur said, "Navjot Singh Sidhu is in regular touch with Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi and Punjab Congress chief Captain Amarinder Singh. Various rounds of meetings have taken place with the top brass of the Congress. They are preparing the itinerary for Sidhu and whenever they say, Sidhu will join Congress.”
Navjot Kaur had earlier hailed from the Amritsar East constituency on BJP ticket but this time she has vacated the seat for husband Navjot Singh Sidhu. She made it clear that both od them will not contest elections together.