The Shiromani Akali Dal today lambasted former MP Navjot Sidhu from claiming that he had given up Rajya Sabha seat for sake of Punjab and said that he should tell Punjabis on how many days he spent in the state during the last 15 years.
In a statement released here today, the Union Cabinet Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal said that state of Punjab is not a laughter show stage where he can make tall and false claims. She said that people of the state are aware that Sidhu seldom comes to Punjab and always remains busy in his shows in Mumbai. She said that when he had no time to visit Punjab, on which basis he is making these totally false and baseless claims of giving up anything for state of Punjab.
Mrs Badal said that leave away the matter of visiting Punjab, the former Lok Sabha member from Amritsar should tell the people on what he done for the state particularly Amritsar as Member of Parliament representing Amritsar. She said that truth is that he was good for nothing and instead was a thankless leader who even had no time to organize thanks giving meetings in Amritsar for election him to Parliament.
The SAD leader said that he cannot take Punjabis for granted and try to make them fool. She said that all his bogus claims have already been exposed before Punjabis and he along with his newly found ‘mother party’ Congress with get a humiliating defeat at the hands of Punjabis in the present elections.