MS Dhoni may join BJP after retirement: Ex-Union minister
Amid speculations on MS Dhoni's retirement from cricket, BJP leader and former Union Minister Sanjay Paswan said the cricketer may join BJP after retirement. He may start his second innings in team Narendra Modi.
"Dhoni is my friend, he is a player of world fame and there have been discussions on bringing him into the party fold," he stated. Dhoni can join the party and there has been a discussion on the issue for long.
"On this issue, there has been a discussion for long, although this decision will be taken only after his retirement," he added.
Dhoni was one of the celebrities whom BJP chief Amit Shah visited in his "Sampark for Samarthan" programme ahead of Lok Sabha elections. The elections in Dhoni's home state Jharkhand are scheduled to take place later this year. It is believed that Dhoni may even be the chief ministerial face of the BJP in the coming Jharkhand polls.