Former Punjab Congress President Navjot Singh Sidhu spent last night in Patiala jail after being sentenced in the 34-year-old road rage case.

According to sources, his prisoner number is 241383. In the night. He is the neighbor of Shiromani Akali Dal leader and arch rival Bikram Singh Majithia in jail.

According to the information received from the jail sources, he has now been allotted barrack number 10 in the jail. Sidhu did not eat the roti and lentils available in the jail at night. He cited that he is allergic to wheat. Jail sources said that Sidhu ate only fruits and salads.

Sidhu will stay in the jail at a distance of about 500 meters from Majithia’s barracks. According to the information, Majithia has been kept in barrack number 11. Additional security arrangements have been made outside the barracks of Sidhu and Majithia

Navjot Singh Sidhu will be able to meet his family and supporters only 2 days a week. As per rules, prisoners can meet their relatives on Tuesdays and Fridays. The under-trial prisoners have been given meeting time for the rest of the week from Monday to Saturday.

Sidhu’s routine will be like this:

– In the Central Jail, the day of the prisoners starts at 5.30 am.
– Biscuit or black gram are given with tea at seven in the morning.
– Six rotis, pulses or vegetables are given at half past eight.
– After this, the prisoners have to do the work assigned by the jail authorities.
– There is a break from work at 5.30 pm.
– Six rotis, pulses or vegetables are given for dinner at six o’clock in the evening.
– Prisoners are sent to the barracks at seven o’clock in the evening.
– Prisoners can pray in religious places built in the jail premises before starting daily work and before going to the barracks.

Items given to Sidhu in jail are:

– A chair-table.
– A cupboard.
– Two turbans.
– Two bed sheets.
– A mosquito net.
– Three underwear and vest.
– Two towels.
– A copy-pen.
– A pair of shoes.
– Two pillow covers.
– Four kurta pajamas

Navjot Sidhu’s lawyer HPS Verma said that Sidhu has filed an application citing health and has demanded to provide food according to the diet plan as per the doctor’s advice instead of the food available in the jail. Apart from this, he did not ask for any other facility.

According to the rules, Sidhu can get parole after four months from the date of sentencing on the basis of his behavior and the report of the jail superintendent. Considering the case profile, as per the latest notification by the Punjab government in this regard, Sidhu is likely to get parole for at least 28 days.