10Navjot Singh Sidhu



Navjot Singh Sidhu (born 20 October 1963) is an Indian politician, television personality and former cricketer. He currently serves as the Minister of Local Government, Tourism, Cultural Affairs, and Museums of the State of Punjab.

As a professional cricketer, Sidhu had a career spanning over 19 years after his first-class debut in 1981–82. After losing his place in the national team after his international debut in 1983–84, he returned to score four half-centuries in the 1987 World Cup. Playing mostly as a top-order batsman, he went on to play in 51 Tests and 136 One Day Internationals for the country. He came to be known for his six-hitting ability and earned the sobriquet 'Sixer Sidhu'. After retirement, he turned to commentary and television, most notably as a judge of comedy shows, and as a permanent guest in Comedy Nights with Kapil (2013–15) and later The Kapil Sharma Show (since 2016). He was a contestant in the reality television show Bigg Boss (2012).

Sidhu joined the Bharatiya Janata Party in 2004 and contested the general election from Amritsar. He won the election and held the seat till 2014 winning also the next election. He was nominated to the Rajya Sabha in 2016 from Punjab before he resigned from the position the same year and quitting the party. In 2017, he joined the Indian National Congress and was elected to the Punjab Legislative Assembly from Amritsar East.


Amritsar (PUNJAB)
S/o|D/o|W/o: Bhagwant Singh Sidhu
Age: 45
Address: H. No. 5,Mall Road,Amritsar

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Cases where convicted

Serial No. IPC Sections Applicable Other Details / Other Acts / Sections Applicable
1 302, 323, 34 (1)Case/First information report No./Nos..244 dated 27.12.1988 (2)Court(s) which punished- Acquitted by Sessions Judge Patiala on 22.09.1999.Punjab and Haryana High Court vide Judgement dated 01.12.2006 convicted and vide Judgment date 06.12.2006 sentenced to 3 years RI and fine of Rs.One Lakh.(3)Police station(s)-Kotwali,District-Patiala,State-Punjab (4)Section of the concerned act and short description of the offence for which the candidate has ever been charged...302,323/34 of IPC.Sudden roadside confrontation between motorists.(5)Date on which the sentence was/were pronounced...Punjab and Haryana High Court vide Judgment dated 01.12.2006 convicted under section 304 part-II IPC and vide order dated 06.12.2006 sentenced to 3 Years RI and fine of Rs.One Lakh.(6)Whether the sentence has/have been stayed by any court of competent jurisdiction...The Hon'ble Supreme Court in Cr.M.P.No.490 of 2007 in criminal appeal no 59 of 2007 vide order dated 23.01.2007 suspended sentence and conviction and stayed the conviction.A copy of the order of Hon'ble Supreme Court is attached herewith.


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