Lok Sabha Phase 7 Polling: Not just the Indian captain Virat Kohli took some responsibility earlier this month, but former cricketer Harbhajan Singh too stood in the queue to cast his vote during the 7th phase of the Lok Sabha Polls. Harbhajan was one of the earliest to reach the polling booth in Jalandhar’s Garhi district. The veteran spinner also made an appeal to the voters, he urged voters not to miss “an opportunity” to exercise their franchise. Harbhajan was wearing a white sweatshirt teamed with a black track pant. “There are too many seasoned people in the politics. So I have no plan,” he said. Also Read - Delhi Chalo: Rahul Gandhi Backs Protesting Farmers, Says Modi Govt Will Have To Take Back 'The Black Law'
Here is the video of Harbhajan at Gasrhi to cast his vote: Also Read - Delhi Chalo: Defying Barricades, Water Cannons, Farmers Push Through Haryana; Security Beefed Up at Border Crossings | Key Points
Here is a picture of the spinner waiting in the queue like a commoner.
This is a picture of Harbhajan after he had cast his vote and got inked.
Earlier, there was talk that the Bharatiya Janata Party contacted the 38-year-old cricketer to field him from the Amritsar Lok Sabha constituency.
Punjab’s 13 Lok Sabha seats and the lone seat of its capital Chandigarh went to the polls amid tight security in the seventh and final phase of general elections.
Earlier in the month, Harbhajan Singh was a part of the Chennai Super Kings in the recently concluded IPL 2019. CSK finished runner-up.