A day after his sister and father joined the Congress, Ravindra Jadeja has declared his support to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). His wife Rivaba had joined the BJP last month.
“I support BJP. @narendramodi #rivabajadeja jai hind,” Jadeja posted on his official Twitter handle on Monday evening, tagging Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his wife Rivaba.
— Ravindrasinh jadeja (@imjadeja) April 15, 2019
Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India, decided to thank Ravindra Jadeja for his support and even wished him good luck for the upcoming World Cup in England and Wales.
“Thank you @imjadeja! And, congratulations on being selected for the Indian cricket team for the 2019 World Cup. My best wishes,” he wrote.
Thank you @imjadeja!
And, congratulations on being selected for the Indian cricket team for the 2019 World Cup. My best wishes. https://t.co/wLbssqSoTB
— Chowkidar Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) April 16, 2019
Jadeja’s elder sister Naynaba Jadeja and father Aniruddhasinh joined the rival camp at an event in Kalavad town in Jamnagar district. Naynaba, who currently manages a restaurant run by her family in Rajkot city, said she wanted to work for women empowerment and chose the Congress.
She is credited for taking care of the family and Jadeja’s cricketing career after their mother passed away 15-years-ago.