Jailed Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu has been appointed as ‘munshi’ (assistant) to do clerical work in the Patiala central jail the place he’s lodged to serve a one-year jail time period in a 1988 highway rage dying case.
The 58-year-old cricketer-turned-politician will carry out the job from his barrack solely as a result of of safety causes, a jail official mentioned.
According to the jail guide, prisoners are categorised as unskilled, semi-skilled and expert. Unskilled and semi-skilled prisoners get ₹40 and ₹50 per day, respectively. Skilled prisoners get ₹60 per day.
The official mentioned Sidhu has been appointed as ‘munshi’.
A board of docs has beneficial a particular eating regimen for the Congress chief after he had sought the identical in the jail. His medical examination was performed on May 23 at Rajindra hospital in Patiala, Punjab.
Sidhu’s particular eating regimen contains one cup of rosemary tea or one glass of coconut water in early morning, and one cup of lactose-free milk, one tablespoon of flax/sunflower/melon/chia seeds, five-six almonds, one walnut and two pecan nuts in breakfast.
In the mid-morning meal, the docs have beneficial a glass of juice (beetroot, cucumber, tulsi leaves, Amla, carrot and many others), or any of fruits like watermelon, melon, kiwi, guava and many others, or sprouted black chana, inexperienced gram with cucumber/tomato/half lemon/avocado.
For lunch, the docs have advised one bowl of cucumber, seasonal inexperienced greens with one chapati of sorghum, singhara or ragi flours.
In the night, he has been beneficial a cup of tea with low-fat milk and 25 grams of ‘paneer’ slice or tofu with half lemon.
For dinner, the docs have beneficial combine greens and ‘dal’ soup or black chana soup and one bowl of sauteed inexperienced greens.
At bedtime, Sidhu has been beneficial one cup of chamomile tea and one tablespoon of psyllium husk with half glass of heat water.
The Congress chief suffers from medical situations like embolism and has a liver ailment. In 2015, he underwent remedy for acute deep vein thrombosis (DVT) at a hospital in Delhi.
DVT is brought on by a blood clot in a deep vein which hinders the conventional blood stream.
Sidhu, the previous Punjab Congress chief, was despatched to Patiala central jail on May 20 after he surrendered earlier than an area court docket. He has been sentenced to one-year rigorous imprisonment by the Supreme Court in a 1988 highway rage dying case.
The apex court docket had sentenced him in the 34-year-old case, saying any undue sympathy in imposing an insufficient sentence would do extra hurt to the justice system and undermine the general public confidence in the efficacy of regulation.
A 65-year-old man, named Gurnam Singh, had died in the incident.