CHANDIGARH: Navjot Singh Sidhu spoke for the mostly in Punjabi as he launched another political front, the Awaaz-e-Punjab, ahead of assembly polls in Punjab.
“The restoration, and revival of Punjab is the point of Awaaz-e-Punjab,” said the cricketer turned politician, who had resigned as Rajya Sabha member in July, likewise leaving the BJP, his party for over 10 years.
He said he was in legislative issues to serve the public, not for individual profit.
“One good person is better than a hundred bad people…Our slogan is Punjab will win, Punjabiyat will win and Punjabis will win,” the 52-year-old said, making a strong attack on BJP ally, the ruling Akali Dal.
“People are playing the politics of fear, they have strangled democracy,” alleged Mr Sidhu, who decided to go solo after his talks with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to join the Aam Aadmi Party disintegrated.