New Delhi: As Navjot Singh Sidhu is busy improving the functioning of Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC), his daughter Rabia Sidhu has taken to the streets in her father’s assembly constituency Amritsar East. Like a well-dressed and well-read politician, Rabia was not only seen inaugurating the development works in an impeccable manner but also assured their continuity.
The inauguration of two separate development works in less than ten days in her father’s assembly constituency gave rise to speculations of Rabia following in the footsteps of her parents, who were also elected MLA from Amritsar East assembly constituency. .
It is worth mentioning that Sidhu’s wife Navjot Kaur had won the assembly seat in 2009 contesting on Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party ticket, while the same seat was won by Navjot Singh Sidhu on Indian National Congress ticket.
Rabia has politically refused to engage in politics, but at the same time, she has justified the resumption of stalled development works of roads and parks in a constituency she claims was nurtured by her father. Is.
While admitting that his father was involved in a protracted fight, he also explained why his father gets emotional on the issues of Punjab, Punjabi and Punjabiyat.
In a brief and calculative interaction with the media, Rabia said that her father was fighting a big battle and was confident that he (Navjot Singh Sidhu) would continue to fight for the betterment of Punjab. He defended Sidhu’s sentiment on Punjab issues, saying that his father felt Punjab’s pain and said, “Don’t you need leaders who are passionate for Punjab? My father is passionate for the state.” go because they have a lot of association with Punjab.”
Raman Bakshi, a senior Congress leader, said the situation often prompts sons and daughters of politicians to follow in the footsteps of their parents, adding that Rabia Sidhu’s visit to her father’s assembly constituency and taking care of development works There was nothing unusual to do. He said that there is no harm in it if she continues her legacy and contests elections.
Punjab, in particular, is among the states where elections are due next year. Meanwhile, all eyes are on Sidhu’s next move, who on Sunday made public a letter to Congress President Sonia Gandhi detailing his 13-point agenda for Punjab. In a four-page letter dated October 15, Sidhu termed it as “the ultimate damage control measure”.