Gautam Gambhir, MS Dhoni to contest 2019 Lok Sabha election on BJP ticket? Sources close to players deny claim

Sources near Gautam Gambhir and MS Dhoni, on Tuesday, denied the rumours circulating that they’re going to contest in Lok Sabha elections 2019. A report printed in The Sunday Guardian claimed that the Bhartiya Janta Occasion (BJP) was more likely to area the 2 cricketers in subsequent 12 months’s Lok Sabha election. The report mentioned that Gambhir was more likely to change Meenakshi Lekhi from the New Delhi seat because the occasion was not glad with her efficiency. It additional said that BJP has belief in each Gambhir and Dhoni as they’ve proved their management on the cricket area.

File picture of former Indian captain MS Dhoni (L) with Gautam Gambhir. AFP

Firstpost reached out to sources near each Gautam Gambhir and Dhoni and learnt that there is no such thing as a fact within the story. Gambhir’s supervisor Dinesh Chopra denied that the Delhi cricketer is planning to contest elections subsequent 12 months on a BJP ticket. Dinesh, in an e-mail dialog, mentioned, “There isn’t any fact within the story.”

Arun Pandey (who’s a detailed buddy and enterprise associate of former Indian captain Dhoni) additionally denied the information doing the rounds, saying that the story is only a hypothesis. He advised Firstpost, “The information story is simply hypothesis and no actuality.”

Dhoni is at present enjoying an ODI sequence towards West Indies and in all probability, will play the 2019 ODI World Cup in England. In such a state of affairs, participating in an election does appear to be a far-fetched notion.






Revealed Date: October 23, 2018

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