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Ravindra Jadeja Says Wife, Candidate In Gujarat Polls, Wants To Follow PM Modi’s Path

Ravindra Jadeja attended an event on Monday where he said that Rivaba would learn a lot from her first-time candidature in the assembly elections.

Earlier on Sunday, Jadeja urged the people of Jamnagar to vote for his wife Rivaba Jadeja. (Photo Credit: File)

Jamnagar (Gujarat): Indian cricketer Ravindra Jadeja today said that his wife Rivaba Jadeja who has been fielded by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from Jamnagar (North) seat in the state assembly elections wanted to follow the path of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to work for the people. Ravindra Jadeja attended an event on Monday where he said that Rivaba would learn a lot from her first-time candidature in the assembly elections.

“It is her (Rivaba Jadeja) first time as an MLA candidate and she will learn a lot. I hope she will progress in this. She is of helping nature and has always wanted to help people and hence joined politics. She wants to follow the path of PM Modi to work for the people,” the cricketer said. Earlier on Sunday, Jadeja urged the people of Jamnagar to vote for his wife Rivaba Jadeja.

Jadeja tweeted a video urging the people of Jamnagar and cricket fans to vote for his wife. “The Gujarat election is here and it’s like a T20 match. My wife is making her grand debut in politics on a BJP ticket! Tomorrow she will file her nomination. I appeal to the people of Jamnagar and all the cricket lovers to come in large numbers to support her,” Jadeja said in the video in which he was speaking in Gujarati.

Rivaba replaces sitting MLA Dharmendrasinh Jadeja as the BJP face for the Jamnagar (North) seat, who was denied a party ticket in this election, according to sources. Earlier on Sunday, the BJP announced one more candidate for the upcoming Gujarat Assembly election. So far the party has released the names of 167 candidates for the Gujarat polls.

The party fielded Jagdishbhai Makwana from the Wadhwan Assembly constituency. Earlier on Saturday, BJP released the second list of six candidates. In the second list of six candidates, BJP has given tickets to two women. It has fielded Mahendrabhai Padaliya from Dhoraji, Mulubhai Bera from Khambhalia, Dheliben Maldebhai Odedara from Kutiyana, Sejal Rajiv Kumar Pandya from Bhavnagar East, Hitesh Devji Vasava from Dediapada (ST) and Sandeep Desai from Choryasi.

On Thursday, the BJP announced the first list of candidates for 160 candidates out of the 182 constituencies for the upcoming Gujarat Assembly elections. Earlier on Sunday, Jadeja urged the people of Jamnagar to vote for his wife Rivaba Jadeja. Jadeja tweeted a video urging the people of Jamnagar and cricket fans to vote for his wife.

“The Gujarat election is here and it’s like a T20 match. My wife is making her grand debut in politics on a BJP ticket! Tomorrow she will file her nomination. I appeal to the people of Jamnagar and all the cricket lovers to come in large numbers to support her,” Jadeja said in the video in which he was speaking in Gujarati.

Rivaba replaces sitting MLA Dharmendrasinh Jadeja as the BJP face for the Jamnagar (North) seat, who was denied a party ticket in this election, according to sources. Earlier on Sunday, the BJP announced one more candidate for the upcoming Gujarat Assembly election. So far the party has released the names of 167 candidates for the Gujarat polls.

The party fielded Jagdishbhai Makwana from the Wadhwan Assembly constituency. Earlier on Saturday, BJP released the second list of six candidates. In the second list of six candidates, BJP has given tickets to two women. It has fielded Mahendrabhai Padaliya from Dhoraji, Mulubhai Bera from Khambhalia, Dheliben Maldebhai Odedara from Kutiyana, Sejal Rajiv Kumar Pandya from Bhavnagar East, Hitesh Devji Vasava from Dediapada (ST) and Sandeep Desai from Choryasi.

On Thursday, the BJP announced the first list of candidates for 160 candidates out of the 182 constituencies for the upcoming Gujarat Assembly elections. The BJP has been in power in Gujarat for the last 27 years and it is considered a BJP bastion.

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