Harbhajan Singh is ready for his second innings if the reports are to be believed. The legendary Spinner whose India career is all but over may contest the Punjab Election on Congress Ticket. The reports suggest that the Turbanator of World Cricket is in discussions with the Congress leaders.
The India Today reports suggesting that the cricketer would contest the Punjab Assembly Election from Jalandhar. Even though no official statement has been released but if the reports are to go by, a meeting was scheduled between the congress leaders and Harbhajan Singh.
It will be interesting to see if he manages to pull the election. He is however not alone in Congress List. Veteran Cricketer, Navjot Singh Sidhu may also join the Congress. The cricketer recently disassociated himself from BJP and was in talks with AAP. However, his wife has already joined Congress, the speculations have become even stronger for him to join the Congress Party.
Previously, during the Parliamentary Election, Mohammad Kaif fought the Election with Congress Ticket but lost. Another Cricket Praveen Kumar also joined Samajwadi Party in UP and he might fight in the upcoming UP Elections. Overall, it has become a tough battle with crucial elections coming in. Congress recently got 4 seats in Chandigarh Civic Polls where BJP got the overwhelming majority of 21 seats out of 26.
Captain Amarinder Singh of Congress may soon release the list of candidates who will contest the Punjab Elections in 2017 on Congress Ticket.
Latest – Harbhajan Singh reportedly told India Today that he is not interested to Join Politics and he is more focused on his cricket career. He has denied all such reports.
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