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Sehwag to campaign for BJP

March 30, 2004 21:30 IST

Virender Sehwag's father has assured Union Labour Minister Sahib Singh Verma that the star cricketer would campaign for the Bharatiya Janata Party in the Lok Sabha polls.

"Virender will travel with Verma and will ensure he gets re-elected with a huge margin," Krishan Kumar Sehwag told a news channel on Tuesday.

Verma visited Sehwag's home on Tuesday morning to congratulate his family, which lives in Najafgarh area in the Outer Delhi constituency from where the minister is seeking re-election.

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Sub: great sehwag great ...........!!

its great that a champ like sehwag is campaigning for a nationalist pary like BJP.wah sehwag wah !!!!!!! u r doing a great job. good ...


Posted by prem prasad shetty





Sub: Let Sehwag enjoy his role in his profession

Sir. Why only Sehwag to campaign for Mr. Verma, why not the whole team and other renouned sportsmen.Is it because Sehwag is from his colony. ...


Posted by Anupam Choudhury





Sub: Sehwaq to campaign for BJP

It is not good idea to involve the players in politics who are currently playing for India.They may lose concentration on cricket or any game ...


Posted by B.Chandra Mohan





Sub: Virendra Sehwag contesting elections - not a sporting game

It is with great surprise to know that such a renowned sportsman is getting himself involved in what could be called not a sporting game. ...


Posted by Leeyen Francis





Sub: campaign for BJP

It is really a shocking news. Let the retired cricketers/players do it anything in politics. But, Shewag, who is playing now and expecting a long ...


Posted by Karthikeyan




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