Former India cricket opener Gautam Gambhir , who played a key role in the finals of India’s two World Cup triumphs – 2007 T20 World Cup and 2011 ICC World Cup has begun a new innings in his career – politics.
After there was a buzz of his political plunge, the opener has finally ended the speculations.
The 37 – year-old has joined the BJP in the presence of senior BJP leader and Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad was also present on the occasion. He later met BJP president Amit Shah.
It is still not decided from which constituency will l contest in the forthcoming Lok Sabha Polls 2019
Gambhir has been upfront on many issues of national interest and is know to speak from the heart. He recently received the Padma Shri Award from President Ram Nath Kovind