Punjab CM accepts Sidhu's resignation

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday accepted Navjot Singh Sidhu's resignation, an official said.

He further said Sidhu's resignation has been forwarded to Punjab Governor V.P Singh Badnore. The acceptance of the resignation came days after Sidhu resigned from Punjab Cabinet.

Sidhu, who had been at loggerheads with the chief minister and was stripped off key portfolios in a cabinet reshuffle on June 6, took to Twitter on Sunday, making public his June 10 resignation letter from the state cabinet addressed to the then Congress president.

Earlier, Amarinder had said if the cricketer-turned politician did not want to do his job, there was nothing he could do about it

On July 15, Sidhu said he had sent his resignation letter to Amarinder.