A month after Ravindra Jadeja’s wife joined the BJP, the cricketer’s father and sister joined the Congress in Gujarat on Sunday in the presence of party leader and Patidar
quota spearhead Hardik Patel. Also Read - How Chirag Reacted After BJP Nominated Sushil Modi For Rajya Sabha Seat Won by His Father Ram Vilas Paswan
Jadeja’s father, Anirudhsinh, and sister, Nainaba, joined the Congress at an election rally in Kalavad city of Jamnagar district. Jadeja hails from Jamnagar and the
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The Chennai Super Kings all-rounder’s wife, Riva, had joined the Bharatiya Janata Party on March 3 in Jamnagar in the presence sitting MP Poonamben Maadam, who was
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Hardik Patel was expected to be fielded by the Congress from Jamnagar, but the Patidar leader’s chances were scuttled after the Supreme Court had on April 2 rejected the
plea to stay his conviction in a case in which he was sentenced to two years in jail.
Polls to all the 26 Lok Sabha seats in the state will be held in the third phase of the general election on April 23.