Former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir joins BJP

Former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir joins BJP

Gambhir said he was impressed by PM Modi's vision.



By Web Report

Published: Fri 22 Mar 2019, 9:39 AM

Last updated: Fri 22 Mar 2019, 7:52 PM

Former cricketer Gautam Gambhir on Friday joined the BJP in the presence of Union Ministers Arun Jaitley and Ravi Shankar Prasad ahead of the coming Lok Sabha elections.

Speaking on the occasion, Gambhir, the former Test cricketer, said he would like to thank the BJP for giving him an opportunity to do something for the country. Gambhir said he was impressed by PM Narendra Modi and his vision and decided to join the BJP.
With his reach of nearly nine million followers on Twitter, the 37-year-old cricketer might use his online presence to leverage his political career. 
He was conferred with India's fourth highest civilian honour, the Padma Shri award.


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