Ranchi / Patna: Cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni, after retiring from cricket, can start his innings on the pitch of politics. It is being said that after saying goodbye to cricket, it would have been BJP's favor. Former Union Minister Sanjay Paswan claimed that Dhoni could join the BJP. The BJP leader said, "They have been negotiating for a long time in this regard. However, this decision will be taken only after the retirement of MS Dhoni (Mahendra Singh Dhoni). '
BJP leader Sanjay Paswan said, "Dhoni is my friend. World Fame players are. In such a situation, he has been negotiated to come to BJP. "It is significant that BJP President Amit Shah had met Dhoni during the 'Contact for Support' campaign before the Lok Sabha elections. From then on, speculation is rife that Dhoni can join the BJP.
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On the other hand, after the Indian team lost out in the semi-final of the Cricket World Cup, news of former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni's retirement has once again floated in the air. About Dhoni, living in Ranchi, capital of Jharkhand, it is said that after saying goodbye to cricket, he will start his political career by joining the BJP.
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In the meantime, though no leader of Jharkhand is speaking anything openly. A BJP leader said on condition of anonymity, "Dhoni has personal contact with many BJP leaders. If they join the BJP, then there is no big deal. "While the speculation about Dhoni's retirement and the beginning of political innings is sharp, Dhoni has not said anything yet on this issue.
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Well this is not the first time that a cricket player will be involved in the BJP. During the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections, Gautam Gambhir joined the BJP and was elected to Parliament for the BJP ticket from East Delhi Lok Sabha constituency. Former cricketer Navjeet Singh Sidhu has also been in the BJP. However, he is currently in the Congress and is a minister in the Punjab Government. Before this, cricketer Chetan Chauhan and Kirti Azad also started the political innings after saying goodbye to the game.