Cricketer turned actor Sreesanth dismisses rumours of joining the Congress Party; calls himself a BJP karyakartha


Recently, Supreme Court lifted the life ban imposed on cricketer S Sreesanth by the BCCI for his alleged involvement in the 2013 IPL spot-fixing controversy. Following that, Sreesanth met MP Shashi Tharoor, who is the member of Indian National Congress and speculations began to grow about the cricketer joining the Congress Party ahead of the General Lok Sabha Elections 2019.  However, the cricketer has rubbished this news.

Clarifying the doubt, Sreesanth tweeted, “Great morning to one and all, please guys I've not joined congress..,I went to thanks @ShashiTharoor sir for always supporting me during my struggle. Iam @BJP4India karyakartha nd iam proud of it. For now iam going to completely concentrate on sports(few years left)?????????"

Check out his post:

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Few minutes later he made another Tweet : "Will always support @sports nd will try my very best to improve sports in @kerala nd keep working hard to develop new talents.and yes of course will give everything to every family iam associated [email protected] @BCCI @KeralaTourism @Keralacricket @bollywood @entertainment ??????"

In May 2013, Sreesanth was a part of Rajasthan Royals when he was arrested by Delhi Police for his alleged involvement in the spot-fixing controversy. During his lifetime ban, Sreesanth participated in various reality television shows including Ek Khiladi Ek Haseena, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7, Bigg Boss 12 and Khatron Ke Khiladi 9.