Sidhu launches new party, says 'Punjab, Punjabiyat Punjabis will win'September 08, 2016 15:56
Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu launched a new political front, the Awaaz-e-Punjab, ahead of assembly elections in Punjab.
"The resurrection, and revival of Punjab is the aim of Awaaz-e-Punjab," he said, adding, "One good person is better than a hundred bad people...Our slogan is Punjab will win, Punjabiyat will win and Punjabis will win," the 52-year-old said, making a strong attack on BJP ally, the ruling Akali Dal.
The new Sidhu front was announced last week via a bright poster that featured him with his close friend and former hockey great Pargat Singh, suspended by the Akali Dal, and two brothers from Ludhiana, Balwinder Singh Bains and Simarjeet Singh Bains, both independent lawmakers in the Punjab assembly.
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