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Sidhu’s black partridge from Pakistan violates Wildlife Protection Act: WCCB volunteer

Dec 14, 2018 13:36 IST
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Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu has again courted controversy, this time over a patridge that he gifted to chief minister Amarinder Singh.

The cricketer-turned-politician in his first meeting with the chief minister on his return from Pakistan, a trip that the CM was reportedly not happy about, gifted him a stuffed patridge. This prompted a Ludhiana-based wild life activist to file a complaint with the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau of government of India. While talking on the same, Sandeep Jain, Volunteer of Wildlife Crime Control Bureau, Punjab said, “I got to know through newspapers that Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu brought a stuffed black partridge from Pakistan and gifted it to Punjab CM.