Chandigarh: After much speculation on the issue, Navjot Sidhu finally got the clearance from Punjab Advocate General Atul Nanda regarding his participation in a comedy show on Television.
As per sources, Nanda has given a clean chit regarding Sidhu’s right to earn a livelihood through his occupation. Nanda said that there was no conflict between the two roles played by Sidhu as a minister and a TV show host under the office of profit regulations of the constitution. The Punjab AG will be submitting his opinion on the issue to the Chief Minister.
The controversy had arisen after Sidhu took oath as a Cabinet Minister in Captain Amarinder Singh’s government. The Punjab CM had referred the matter to the Punjab AG Atul Nanda for judicial opinion..
Crickter turned politician and TV personality Sidhu presently hosts the massively popular ‘Comdey Nights With Kapil Sharma’ on Sony TV.