MP Manish Tewari questions party’s silence on Sidhu’s ‘eent se eent baja denge’ remarks
Using an Urdu couplet to describe the situation, MP Tewari tweeted, "hum aah bhi bharte hai tau, ho jaate ha badnaam, wo qatal bhi karte hain tau charcha nahi hote”.Author : Avneet Kaur
Manish Tewari, Congress MP from Anandpur Sahib on Saturday questioned party’s high command silence on Sidhu’s ‘eent se eent baja denge’ remarks.
Tewari tweeted Navjot Sidhu's clip where he appears to be warning the party, and said if they utter a word they are being named, however, no action against those using such threatening language.
He used an Urdu couplet to describe the situation, "hum aah bhi bharte hai tau, ho jaate ha badnaam, wo qatal bhi karte hain tau charcha nahi hote”, which reads ‘Even if we sigh, we become infamous, even if they kill, there is no discussion’.
Sources close to Tewari said that last year in August when the group of leaders wrote a letter for the betterment of the party, they were called traitors, but now no action was being taken against Sidhu.
Last year on August 23, leaders including Tewari wrote a letter to Sonia Gandhi for a 'visible and effective leadership and elections for the block to CWC level which were still pending.
Sidhu speaking at a party function in Amritsar city on Friday, said, "If he is allowed to work according to his own policy of hope and faith, he will ensure the Congress rule in the state for 20 years".
"But if you don't allow me to make decisions, then I can't help anything," Sidhu said without mincing words.
Speaking about the Punjab model, Sidhu said, "Punjab model means people make policies for trade, industry and power. Giving power of people back to the people."
The power struggle between Sidhu and Chief Minister Amarinder Singh continues.
Meanwhile, even Amarinder Singh's confidante and Cabinet minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi hosted a dinner at his residence on Thursday.
Over 45 MLAs and eight MPs attended the dinner and expressed their confidence that the party would win the 2022 polls under the leadership of Amarinder Singh. "The journey has started today," Sodhi informed in a tweet.
After Sidhu's threat, Harish Rawat General Secretary
in-charge of Punjab met Sonia Gandhi on Friday and apprised her of the issues.