The Fact News Service
Chandigarh, October 9
As the ruling Congress continues to grapple with internal differences, a viral video in which Punjab Congress president Navjot Singh Sidhu can be seen using a swear word has left the party leaders red-faced.
The video was apparently shot in Mohali on Thursday, minutes before Sidhu along with some cabinet ministers and party leaders left for Uttar Pradesh to meet families of those killed in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence.
Sidhu and other leaders were waiting for chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi, who was a bit late, when the video was shot. Hindustan Times could not independently ascertain its veracity.
In the purported conversation, while a cabinet minister and MLA were enthused by the success of the event, Sidhu said that had he been made the chief minister, he would have shown them success. It was followed by an expletive-laced reference to the Congress’ prospect in the 2022 assembly elections, which was picked up by microphones.