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Navjot Sidhu suffers injury to vocal cords due to back-to-back poll rallies

Congress' outspoken and controversial leader Navjot Singh Sidhu has damaged his vocal chords due to back-to-back election rallies. The cricketer-turned-politician has now been advised complete rest for three to five days.
According to an official statement, Sidhu addressed about 70 rallies during an intensive 17-day election campaign in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan. "The exhaustive schedule has injured his vocal cords. The doctors told him that he was on the brink of losing his voice and have suggested complete 3 to 5 days rest," the statement said. The statement further added that the Punjab minister has gone to an undisclosed location for complete check up and recovery.
Navjot Singh Sidhu has been making headlines for the past few days due to his Pakistan visit to attend the Kartarpur Sahib corridor ground breaking ceremony. 

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