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From a full-time job to a startup: How Twitter reacted to Sidhu’s resignation

In a major jolt to the BJP ahead of the Punjab assembly elections, cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu on Monday resigned from the Rajya Sabha and hit out at the party, claiming it was preventing him from working for the state’s welfare.

india Updated: Jul 19, 2016 10:01 IST
BJP’s Navjot Singh Sidhu quit Rajya Sabha on Monday, the first day of Parliament’s monsoon session.
BJP’s Navjot Singh Sidhu quit Rajya Sabha on Monday, the first day of Parliament’s monsoon session.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)

In a major jolt to the BJP ahead of the Punjab assembly elections, cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu on Monday resigned from the Rajya Sabha and hit out at the party, claiming it was preventing him from working for the state’s welfare.

Sidhu, who is likely to officially announce his future course of action in a day or two, is all set to join the Aam Aadmi Party and become its chief ministerial candidate for Punjab where assembly elections is due early next year.

Here is how Twitter reacted to the news:

Sidhu featuring on Comedy shows and his funny one-liners seemed to be the talking point.

Some weren’t happy with him quitting ‘just’ BJP

It is the age of the startups