Ahead of the upcoming Loksabha elections, popular former cricketer Gautam Gambhir joined BJP in the presence of the Union ministers Arun Jaitey and Ravi Shankar Prasad. He is expected to be fielded by the party as one of the candidates among seven in Delhi.
“I am joining this party (BJP) after getting influenced by PM Narendra Modi’s vision. I am honored to get the opportunity to join this platform,” said Gambhir.
BJP insiders opine that Gautam Gambhir may be fielded from the New Delhi constituency, currently being represented by Meenakshi Lekhi. The official decision regarding this, is yet to be taken.