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Navjot Singh Sindhu resigns as Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu
Image: Navjot Singh Sidhu Facebook page

Navjot Singh Sindhu resigns as Punjab Congress chief

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 16 Mar 2022, 10:28 am

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.

Read: Sonia Gandhi sacks 5 state Congress chiefs after poll defeat

Sidhu sent his resignation to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi.

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.