Pakistan’s ‘Stuffed Black Partridge’ Gift to Navjot Singh Sidhu for "Educational Purposes” a Government Property in India: Historical Highlights By: Balbir Singh Sooch-Sikh Vichar Manch

image Sidhu gifted Capt a replica of a black partridge bird. ANI

1. “The Stuffed Black Partridge that Punjab Local Bodies Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu's Gift of Partridge to Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Becomes Government Property Now’

2. CHANDIGARH: The Stuffed Black Partridge that Punjab Local Bodies Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu's gifted to chief minister Amarinder Singh has become government property after the state forests and wildlife preservation department said that it could not be kept by an individual.

3. Navjot Singh Sidhu had got the bird from Pakistan during his visit for the foundation of the Kartarpur corridor on November 28, 2018 and gifted it to Chief Minister Amarinder Singh.

4. The department then clarified the partridge can only be, ‘may be kept anytime in Chhatbir zoo etc’ to be used for the "educational purposes." Sidhu's gift of partridge to CM becomes govt property now by VINOD KUMAR I TNN I December 25, 2018, 05:59 IST

5. ‘Navjot Singh Sidhu in row over gifting stuffed black partridge from Pakistan to CM Amarinder Singh’: The Stuffed Black Partridge may be kept anytime in Chhatbir zoo etc for the for "educational purposes" ‘Black Partridge’, now not available in India, with the complete background history of this Pakistan’s gift to Punjab Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu including the history connected with the ‘spiritual and Humanitarian Path between India and Pakistan as a Message to the Whole World: PM Narendra Modi -Navjot Singh Sidhu’s Hug-PM Imran Khan Corridor To Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur’ as ‘A Strong-Glaring Message’ To The Whole World Is Going To Become A Reality Between India and Pakistan’.

6. “Navjot Singh Sidhu’s irrationally provoked and aggressors political critics were from within the party and the opposition whenPunjab Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu was in news sometime back when he was caught on camera in a full-on hug with Pakistan Army Chief, General Qamer Javed Bajwa on the issue of ‘Corridor To Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur’. However, Sidhu gave the act a positive twist and went on to say that even Prime Minister Narendra Modi often indulged in ‘hugplomacy’ with foreign dignitaries. At that time he had taken refuge in having got conceded a major demand of Sikhs of Kartarpur Corridor.

7. “The “Passage of Humanity, Humility, Faith and Universal Brotherhood” Learned Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu said: Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu laid the foundation stone of the Dera Baba Nanak-Kartarpur Sahib corridor today, November 26, 2018 and termed it a “passage of humanity, humility, faith and universal brotherhood” Ravi Dhaliwal: Tribune News Service: Gurdaspur, November 26, 2018; Last updated: November 27, 2018, 2:02 AM (IST)

8. Now, a few months later, Navjot Singh Sidhu has landed himself again in trouble over black partridge gift from Pakistan.

9. Sidhu had received a stuffed black partridge: “Black partridge is one of the unique species of birds that are found in interior Sindh in Pakistan. According to reports, the bird is now vanishing fast from its habitat due to natural and manmade reasons” as a gift from a Pakistan-based journalist during his visit to the neighbouring country on the occasion of ground breaking ceremony of Kartarpur corridor and the minister gifted it to the chief minister when he visited the latter at his residence. Amarinder Singh was little unwell and after thorough check-up was relaxing at his home when Sidhu visited him.

10. Conservationist and writer Vikramjit Singh said, “Procedurally, Sidhu should have first approached the Chief Wildlife Warden and obtained certification.” He, however, said that black partridge was not covered under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora.

11. After hogging the limelight for being an aggressive campaigner in assembly elections in three states, the Sidhu’s meeting with Captain was seen in the light of party leadership advising Sidhu to iron out the differences with the Chief Minister.

12. Navjot Singh Sidhu’s irrationally provoked and aggressors political critics were from within the party and the opponents are not still quite and campaigning against him in order to harm politically, socially, physically etc for their own reasons best have known his opponents-them,” as widely reported.

(i) India: The apprehension of serious danger to Navjot Singh Sidhu - By: Balbir Singh Sooch

(ii) Navjot Singh Sidhu Facing Threat to His Life - Highlights by: Balbir Singh Sooch

13. We faced or remained victims and experienced the destructive politics in Punjab and author of this note did try to point out this type of destructive politics and similar may not end so soon: Link to read:

Highlights Forwarded By: Balbir Singh Sooch-Sikh Vichar Manch

Posted on Dec 26, 18 | 6:57 am