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Ravindra Jadeja's father, sister join Congress after wife joins BJP

The Chennai Super Kings all-rounder's wife, Rivaba, had joined the Bharatiya Janata Party on March 3

Press Trust of India  |  Jamnagar 

Rivaba Jadeja
Rivaba Jadeja, wife of cricketer Ravindra Jadeja joins Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Jamnagar. File photo: PTI

A month after Ravindra Jadeja's wife joined the BJP, the cricketer's father and sister joined the in on Sunday in the presence of and Patidar quota spearhead

Jadeja's father, Anirudhsinh, and sister, Nainaba, joined the at an election rally in Kalavad city of district. Jadeja hails from and the candidate for Lok Sabha seat, Mulu Kandoriya, was also present.

The Chennai Super Kings all-rounder's wife, Rivaba, had joined the on March 3 in Jamnagar in the presence sitting Poonamben Maadam, who was renominated by the saffron party.

was expected to be fielded by the Congress from Jamnagar, but the Patidar leader's chances were scuttled after the had on April 2 rejected the plea to stay his conviction in a case in which he was sentenced to two years in jail.

Polls to all the 26 Lok Sabha seats in the state will be held in the third phase of the on April 23.

First Published: Sun, April 14 2019. 15:20 IST
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