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S Sreesanth to contest Kerala polls from BJP ticket

Former Indian Fast Bowler S Sreesanth Is All Set To Start A New Innings In Politics. The Kerala Express Will Be Contesting The Upcoming Assembly Polls On BJP Ticket From Thiruvananthapuram.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Pankaj Samantray | Updated on: 25 Mar 2016, 11:50:32 PM

New Delhi :

 Former Indian fast bowler S Sreesanth is all set to start a new innings in politics. The Kerala Express will be contesting the upcoming Assembly polls on BJP ticket from Thiruvananthapuram.

Earlier, members of Sreesanth’s family said he received a call from a top BJP leader in Delhi requesting him to contest from Thrippunithura Assembly constituency.

BJP chief Amit Shah met him during his visits to Kerala.

A top BJP leader also said someone from BJP’s central leadership must have contacted Sreesanth directly “as he is a celebrity”.

After being exonerated in the 2013 IPL spot fixing-case by a Delhi court last year, Sreesanth is now a busy actor. He is currently shooting for a Hindi film produced by Pooja Bhatt.

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First Published : 25 Mar 2016, 10:30:00 PM