Previous India cricketer Gautam Gambhir is the most recent sportsman to take the political dive. This isn't the first occasion when that a cricketer has joined governmental issues in the wake of hanging his boots. While some of them bombed in their new position, others have excelled on the new contribute the past. Here's a gander at Indian cricketers who have wandered into governmental issues.
Gautam Gambhir joined Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday within the sight of Union Minister Arun Jaitley and Ravi Shankar Prasad. He is probably going to challenge from New Delhi voting demographic. In 2014, the New Delhi parliamentary seat was won by BJP's Meenakshi Lekhi. Gambhir had assumed a significant job in India's triumph in the 2011 World Cup and the 2007 T20 World Cup.
The previous Indian captain began his profession in governmental issues in 2009 when he joined the Congress party. He challenged 2009 races from Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad parliamentary body electorate and turned into a MP. In 2014 Lok Sabha decisions, the batsman lost. He drove the Indian group in 47 tests during the 1990s. The BCCI had forced a real existence restriction on him after his name sprung up in the match-fixing outrage in 2000.
Navjot Singh Sidhu:
Navjot Singh Sidhu is right now filling in as a clergyman of Tourism, Cultural Affairs, and Museums in Punjab government. He started his political profession by joining BJP in 2004 during Lok Sabha decisions and won. In 2016, he was named to Rajya Sabha. Notwithstanding, refering to contrasts with the BJP authority, he left the gathering and joined Congress. In 2017, Sidhu was chosen for the Punjab Assembly from Amritsar East seat. His cricket profession spread over very nearly two decades.
Kirti Azad has a place with a group of political pioneers. His dad Bhagwat Jha Azad, a Congress head, had filled in as a Chief Minister of Bihar from 1988 to 1989. He joined the BJP at 34 years old years and spoke to the gathering for over two decades winning from Bihar's Darbhanga seat. In 2015, Azad was suspended by the BJP for censuring Union Minister Arun Jaitley over debasement in the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA). Be that as it may, in 2018, the cricketer left the saffron party and joined the Congress.
Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi:
Previous India Captain Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi was the principal cricketer to hop into legislative issues and battle decisions. Pataudi was viewed as one of the nation's most prominent cricket chiefs. He challenged Lok Sabha surveys twice from Haryana's Bhiwani and Madhya Pradesh's Bhopal yet was crushed.
Group India players Mohammad Kaif, S Sreesanth and Chetan Chauhan have additionally attempted their karma in governmental issues before. Kaif challenged the 2014 Lok Sabha political race on Congress ticket from Phulpur, Uttar Pradesh however endured a substantial annihilation. In the wake of being given over a real existence boycott following the 2013 IPL spot-fixing outrage, quick bowler S Sreesanth challenged 2016 Kerala Assembly surveys from Thiruvananthapuram however lost. Chetan Chauhan was chosen twice as an individual from parliament from Uttar Pradesh's Amroha Seat in 1991 and 1998 separately.