Chandigarh: Along with Indian Hockey team captain Pargat Singh, Cricketer and politician Navjot Singh Sidhu will formally launch ‘Awaaz-e-Punjab’, the new political party in Chandigarh on Thursday. Awaaz-e-Punjab will contest the assembly elections of Punjab next year.
There are 117 assembly seats in Punjab. The elections are likely to be held in Punjab in the month of January or early February next year.
Navjot Sidhu along with two independent legislators – Simarjeet Singh Bains and Balwinder Singh Bains will address a press conference.
Bains brothers were independent candidates who were leaning towards AAP. Recently, Hockey team Captain Pargat Singh was expelled from Shiromani Akali Dal(SAD) on charges of indulging in anti-party activities
Navjot Singh Sidhu had resigned from the Rajya Sabha on 18th July 2016. Earlier, the speculation was that he may join the AAP. But now he is going to make a new political front for Punjab assembly election.