New Delhi: Amid speculation of him joining the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), BCCI President and former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly is expected to share a stage with Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday. Also Read - Centre Committed to Fulfil Clauses of Bodo Accord; Only BJP Can Make Assam Free From Bullets, Agitation And Floods: Amit Shah
According to the TV reports, Ganguly will reach the national capital today, where he will attend an event of DDCA at Ferozshah Kotla Cricket Ground. “There is an event at the DDCA. So I am going there,” Ganguly, the former Indian cricket captain told reporters. Also Read - What is Ayushman CAPF? How it Will Help Central Armed Forces | All You Need to Know
The development comes a day after the BCCI president called on West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and held an hour-long meeting with him at Raj Bhavan. Also Read - Twitter Grilled by Parliamentary Panel on Blocking of Amit Shah's Account in 2020
While Ganguly did not take questions on the reason for his visit, Dhankhar said that they had discussion on “varied issues”. Raj Bhavan sources also said that Ganguly’s meeting with Dhankhar has nothing to do with political developments in the state.
With assembly elections in West Bengal due in April-May next year, speculations are rife that the former cricketer may join politics.