Sat. Apr 20th, 2024

Gautam Gambhir quits the BJP before the Lok Sabha Polls 2024 candidate list announcement, citing gratitude to PM Modi

Gautam Gambhir quits the BJP before the Lok Sabha Polls 2024 candidate list announcement, citing gratitude to PM ModiGautam Gambhir quits the BJP before the Lok Sabha Polls 2024 candidate list announcement, citing gratitude to PM Modi

Gautam Gambhir: In an announcement on Saturday, Gautam Gambhir thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah for “allowing him to serve people” and said he was retiring from politics to concentrate on his cricket responsibilities.

BJP MP Gautam Gambhir represents East Delhi. In 2019, he defeated Arvind Singh Lovely of the Congress Party and Atishi of the AAP.

I have respectfully requested Hon’ble Party President @JPNadda ji to relieve me of my political duties so that I can concentrate on my upcoming cricket commitments, stated Gambhir as he shared this information. on X (formerly Twitter). I am deeply grateful to Hon’ble HM @AmitShahji and Hon’ble PM @Narendramodiji for providing me with this chance to help the public. “Jai Hind!”

Many were stunned to hear the news, which came just before the 2024 Lok Sabha Elections.

Who will likely take Gautam Gambhir’s place?

The Central Election Committee Meeting (CEC) of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was held at the party headquarters in Delhi on Thursday. The discussion focused on Lok Sabha electoral seats in about 17 states. During the meeting, judgments were taken on around 155 seats, which are scheduled to be revealed within the next two days.

The party will shortly make its candidate list public. It is widely expected that Delhi BJP president Virender Sachdeva or party general secretary Harsh Malhotra may replace Gautam Gambhir.

The BJP and the candidates of India’s alliance partners, the AAP and Congress, will square off in the Lok Sabha elections, which are scheduled for April or May, on the seven seats in Delhi.

Sahiram Pehelwan of South Delhi, Somnath Bharti of New Delhi, Kuldeep Kumar of East Delhi, and Mahabal Mishra of West Delhi are the candidates fielded by the AAP. As per the seat-sharing arrangement with AAP, the Congress has not yet declared its candidates for the Chandni Chowk, North East, and North West constituencies.

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