Navjot Kaur Sidhu, wife of cricketer-turned-politician, Navjot Singh Sidhu, joined Punjab unit of Congress Party, in the presence of former Punjab chief minister, Capt. Amarinder Singh. Both Navjot Sidhu and his wife had resigned from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) earlier this year. There had been speculation that the duo would join Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). Sidhu later founded Awaz a Punjab party. However, on the invitation of Punjab Congress chief, Amarinder Singh, the duo merged their party with the Congress, leading to Navjot Kaur formally joining the party today.