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Ready to offer Interior Ministry to Punjab at Sidhu’s feet, says Dy CM Randhawa

The CM deputy’s comments came amid a growing cold war between Sidhu and the state government led by his own party, the former often engaging in his criticisms.

Punjab’s Deputy Chief Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa on Monday said he was ready to hand over the chairmanship of his Home Office to the chairman of the Congressional State Unit, Navjot Singh Sidhu, if that last wanted it.

Stating that the cricketer-turned-politician had been unhappy since Randhawa was appointed Home Secretary, lawmaker Dera Baba Nanak said he would put the ministry at Sidhu’s feet in a minute if he wanted the same. thing.

The CM deputy’s comments came amid a growing cold war between Sidhu and the state government led by his own party, the former often engaging in his criticisms.

“The leader of the Punjab Congress, Navjot Singh Sidhu, has been angry with me ever since I became Minister of the Interior. If Sidhu wants the Interior Ministry, then I will put him at his feet in a minute, ”Randhawa said, quoted by the news agency. ANI.

Speaking of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief Bikram Singh Majithia, who was recently convicted under NDPS law, Randhawa said police teams were looking for him. “Since he has no government security, it is wrong to say that the police know where he is,” he said.

Randhawa added that according to his information, Majithia is not in the Punjab. “These videos and photos (showing him at the Golden Temple) are fake. If he is spotted anywhere in the Punjab, he will land in jail within minutes, ”he added.

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