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Sidhu stirs controversy again, calls Imran Khan 'big brother' at Kartarpur Corridor

Sidhu stirs controversy once more, calls Imran Khan ‘large brother’ at Kartarpur Hall | Information

Gurdaspur (Punjab): On Saturday (November 20), Punjab Pradesh Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu reached the built-in examine put up of the Kartarpur Hall at Dera Baba Nanak, Gurdaspur, to go to Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur in Pakistan. His go to comes after a recent tussle erupted in Punjab Congress following the exclusion of Sidhu’s identify from Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi-led delegation comprising state cupboard ministers that visited the Kartarpur Sahib just a few days again (on Thursday).
However the controversial-cricketer-turned politician appears to have as soon as once more ruffled feathers when he known as Pakistan PM Imran Khan “large brother.”
Rahul Gandhi’s favorite Navjot Singh Sidhu calls Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan his “bada bhai”. Final time he had hugged Gen Bajwa, Pakistan Military’s Chief, heaped praises.
Is it any shock that the Gandhi siblings selected a Pakistan loving Sidhu over veteran Amarinder Singh?
— Amit Malviya (@amitmalviya) November 20, 2021
The connection between Imran Khan and Sidhu got here to the limelight in 2018 when the latter attended the oath-taking ceremony of Pakistan PM. Even this time, Sidhu did not hesitate from acknowleding the Pak PM’s position within the opening of the hall.
Sidhu mentioned, “With the efforts of PM Narendra Modi and Pakistan PM Imran Khan, this (reopening of Kartarpur Sahib Hall) has been made attainable.”
Nonetheless, Punjab Minister Pargat Singh dismissed the controversy by saying, “When PM Modi goes (to Pakistan) he’s a ‘Desh Premi, when Sidhu goes, he’s ‘Desh Drohi’…Cannot I name you a brother.. We observe Guru Nanak Dev’s philosophy,”
Earlier, Imran Khan authorities had praised cricketer-turned-politician Sidhu for his position within the opening of the hall to Sikh pilgrimage web site Kartarpur Sahib between the 2 nations.
The Kartarpur Hall, which hyperlinks Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan, the ultimate resting place of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev, to Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Gurdaspur district, reopened on Wednesday. In a significant choice, Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led authorities determined to re-open the Kartarpur hall from November 17. It was closed in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.The visa-free 4.7-kilometre lengthy hall joins the Indian border to Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan. It grew to become operational in 2019.
Sidhu additionally mentioned at Gurdaspur, “I request that if you wish to change Punjab’s life, we should always open the borders (for cross-border commerce). Why ought to we undergo Mundra Port, a complete of two,100 km? Why not from right here, the place it is solely 21 kms (to Pakistan)?”
(With ANI inputs)
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