Malwinder Singh Mali, the advisor of Punjab Congress president Navjot Singh Sidhu, has resigned from the publish. His resignation got here amid a row over his remarks on Kashmir. Sidhu’s advisors Mali and Pyare Lal Garg earlier this month stoked an argument with their feedback on Pakistan and Kashmir.
Mali, a former authorities instructor, had stated that Kashmir is a ‘separate nation’. Garg, who’s the previous registrar of Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, had questioned Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh’s criticism of Pakistan. He had stated any criticism of Pakistan by Singh was not within the curiosity of Punjab.
CM Amarinder and different Congress leaders then took robust exception to the feedback made by the 2. The Chief Minister slammed the statements as “totally misplaced” and urged them to stay to solely giving recommendation to the Punjab Congress president.
Earlier on Tuesday, taking robust exception to the patently anti-national and pro-Pak feedback of Sidhu’s aides, a gaggle of Punjab Congress Ministers and MLA on referred to as for robust motion underneath the legislation. They stated that statements of each had been towards India’s pursuits and detrimental to nationwide safety.
Besides stringent authorized motion towards them, in addition they urged the Congress’ central management to direct Sidhu to instantly rein in his aides within the curiosity of the get together in addition to the nation.