Gujarat Lok Sabha Elections

"I Support BJP": Ravindra Jadeja Bats For Wife After Father, Sister Join Congress

Written By Monica Aggarwal | Mumbai | Published:

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  • Ravindra Jadeja extended support to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, two days after his father and sister joined the Congress party in Gujarat

Two days after Ravindra Jadeja's father and sister joined the Rahul Gandhi-led Congress party in Gujarat in run up to the Lok Sabha polls, the cricketer extended support to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, with his wife having had joined the saffron party only days earlier. 

The ace cricketer on Monday night took to Twitter and wrote that he supports BJP and tagged Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his tweet, along with naming his wife Rivaba Jadeja, using a hashtag. 

Few months after joining the Karni Sena, Rivaba, wife of Ravindra Jadeja, was inducted into the BJP in Gujarat on March 3 in the presence of state Agriculture Minister R C Faldu and MP Poonam Madam.

In a major clash of ideology in the family, Ravindra Jadeja's father, Anirudhsinh, and sister, Nainaba, joined the Congress at an election rally in Kalavad city of Jamnagar district on Sunday. Congress candidate for the Jamnagar Lok Sabha seat, Mulu Kandoriya, was also present. Ravindra Jadeja (30) hails from Jamnagar.

Ravindra Jadeja is from Jamnagar. Voting for all the 26 Lok Sabha seats in the state will be held in a single phase on April 23.

READ: Ravindra Jadeja's Father, Sister Join Congress After Cricketer's Wife Joined BJP

Meanwhile, Chennai Super Kings all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja on Monday was named in India's 15-member squad for World Cup 2019. Virat Kohli has been announced as the team Captain, Rohit Sharma as Vice-Captain and MS Dhoni as the wicket-keeper of India's Cricket World Cup squad.

India will begin their World Cup campaign on June 5 against South Africa at Southampton.

ANNOUNCED: India's 15-member Squad For World Cup 2019 - Kohli To Be Captain, Rohit Vice-captain. Full Team Here

 

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