Navjot Singh Sindhu resigns as Punjab Congress chief
Amritsar: Politician Navjot Singh Sidhu on Wednesday resigned as Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee chief.
Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday sacked the party's chiefs in the five states where it suffered humiliating poll defeats last week including heavyweight cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu, who was in charge of Punjab.
Sidhu sent his resignation to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi.
As desired by the Congress President I have sent my resignation … pic.twitter.com/Xq2Ne1SyjJ— Navjot Singh Sidhu (@sherryontopp) March 16, 2022
Sidhu shared an image of his letter sent to Sonia Gandhi and wrote on Twitter: "As desired by the Congress President I have sent my resignation."
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) swept Punjab winning 92 of 117 seats leaving the Congress with only 18.