A day after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief parliamentary secretary Navjot Kaur Sidhu said the party’s alliance with the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) needed to be “broken as it was doing no good”, state unit president Kamal Sharma has asked party MLAs to refrain from making such comments and focus on their constituencies. He has also asked ministers and CPSs to concentrate on their departments.
“No one in the local leadership has the right to speak in such a fashion, when there is the high command to decide on the matter. The high command is aware of the situation,” said Sharma, advising his party workers and leaders to abstain from making such comments.
“Repeatedly raising an issue lowers its importance. There are issues to be settled with the SAD. However, in case everyone starts talking about this, it would lead to chaos,” added Sharma.
He added that Navjot Kaur Sidhu had been told a number of times to focus on her work and not to indulge in such talk.
On the surge in the party’s popularity after the formation of the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre, Sharma added things were going right and at this juncture, efforts were being made to increase the party’s strength by enrolling more members.
The comments by CPS Sidhu were made on Wednesday on the sidelines of a function organised to welcome newly appointed union minister of state for social justice and empowerment Vijay Sampla.