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On Tuesday, Sitharaman said that Sidhu's gesture of hugging Pakistan's army chief impacted soldiers back home and asserted that the Punjab minister could have "avoided it".
Sushma Swaraj assured of writing to Pakistan on Kartarpur Sahib, claims Navjot Sidhu; faces fresh flak
The Akali Dal accused Sidhu of 'doing drama' over the shrine, and branded him a 'traitor' for hugging Pakistan Army chief Qamar Javed Bajwa during his Islamabad visit last month.
'We would like to hear from Sushma Swaraj rather than source-based story being planted by the BJP, as to what transpired in a conversation between two people,' said Randeep Surjewala.
Cricketer-turned-politician Sidhu had courted controversy by hugging Pakistan Army chief Qamar Javed Bajwa during his visit to Pakistan.
Navjot Singh Sidhu must follow tenets of Sikhism before speaking on the religion: Shiromani Akali Dal
The member of parliament said it was Sidhu's personal affair with how he chooses to appear as long as he does not "pretend" to be concerned about Sikh values.
In a four-page letter to the Akal Takht written in Punjabi, Sidhu requested the high priest to summon both Badals to Akal Takht and take action against them according to Sikh traditions.
The top court had on May 15, held that there were lapses in the investigation but said a person cannot be convicted on basis of doubts.
BJP said that Sidhu's remarks came at a time when Pakistan Army chief has vowed to avenge the blood shed on the border by his country's soldiers.
The Kartarpur corridor will allow pilgrims from India to go to a gurdwara in Pakistan, close to the India-Pakistan border, which is associated with Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev.
'A formal announcement to this effect will be made by Pakistan very soon,' he said.
Navjot Singh Sidhu said that Parkash Singh Badal and Sukhbir Singh Badal should be booked as police could not have taken such action without directions from the top.
The mayors allege that Sidhu is not giving any money to corporations for developmental works and nor been able to fulfil his responsibilities towards these municipalities.
Sidhu visited Pakistan to attend the oath-taking ceremony of Khan, a cricketer turned politician, on August 18.
Sudhir Kumar Ojha, who filed the criminal complaint, contended that Gandhi had justified terrorism by suggesting that increasing unemployment in India was behind the growth in terrorism.
Senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh today defended Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, who is under flak for hugging Pakistan Army chief.