Sreesanth Hails Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa After Meet, Says 'honoured To Be Part Of Team'


Sreesanth hailed Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa after meeting for breakfast recently. He shared how he was 'honoured to be part of the team' with pics.

Written By Joel Kurian | Mumbai | Updated On:

Though he shot to the limelight as a cricketer, Sreesanth has spread his wings to other fields as well. Be it entering politics, or trying his hand in the world of entertainment, the former Team Indian star has kept himself busy. Though there has not been buzz over his political plans recently, Sreesanth met Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa. 

READ: 'Karnataka To Help India In Becoming $5 Trillion Economy': CM Yediyurappa

The former pacer met the veteran leader for a breakfast session recently. Sreesanth called the Bharatiya Janata Party politician as ‘one of the best personalities’ around. He also thanked the CM for the ‘amazing’ breakfast session, as they discussed the ‘future of sports.’  

READ: CM Yediyurappa Meets Pro-Kannada Activists Amid 'Karnataka Bandh' Call Over Jobs

He added that he was ‘honoured to be a part of the team.’ 

Here’s the post: 

As far as Sreesanth’s political career is concerned, he had joined the Bharatiya Janata Party with fanfare in 2016. He even fought the elections for the Thiruvananthapuram constituency, but lost to Congress’ VS Sivakumar.

In March last year, he was seen with Congress leader Shashi Tharoor and had claimed at that time, that he had no ties with the BJP. However, his name started doing the rounds to fight against Tharoor during the Lok Sabha polls, though that did not happen.  

READ: ‘Justice Is Finally Served’: Sreesanth’s ‘Bigg Boss’ Mates Anup Jalota, Jasleen Matharu, Deepak Thakur Hope For His ‘mighty Comeback’ After SC Sets Aside Cricketer’s Life Ban

Sreesanth made headlines for his controversial stint on Bigg Boss 12. He had ended up a finalist, losing to Dipika Kakkar. He also featured in Khatron Ke Khiladi season 9.  

Sreesanth starred in the Kannda film Kempegowda 2 too before that. The Supreme Court has also set aside his life ban over spot-fixing allegations.  

READ: Harbhajan Singh Wishes Sreesanth On His Birthday, Netizens React With Hilarious Memes

First Published:
By 2030, 40% Indians will not have access to drinking water