Former Cricketer Gautam Gambhir joins BJP: Former Indian Cricketer and Dashing opener Gautam Gambhir who speaks his mind on several national issues and a social worker joined BJP on Friday in the presence of Union Ministers Arun Jaitley and Ravi Shankar Prasad. Gambhir retired from all forms of cricket in December 2018.
Padma Shri awardee has been raised his voice about political issues and his role will most likely help the BJP party. Speaking about his decision, Gambhir said he was “influenced” by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision.
“I have done whatever I could do in cricket and this is a fabulous platform for me to do something for the country,” he said.
I have joined @BJP4India to serve the country with right intent and honesty. I hope through this I can make some meaningful difference to the lives of my people.
— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) March 22, 2019
Arun Jaitley said people of “excellence” were joining BJP. Amit Shah BJP Party president invited Gambhir with saffron party shawl.