2 former Indian cricketers who won in the Lok Sabha Elections 2024

Sportspersons have always found a place in politics. Back in 2019, Gautam Gambhir made his election debut and surprised many by winning the elections. However, he did not contest this time. Now, he is all set to become the next Head Coach of India. India is a country that has a lot of scope for development in the area of sports. Hence, it is important to have representatives from this category. There is a lot of talent in the country. They need a good direction and facilities to realize their potential. For this, it is important for former athletes to support them. Hence, these elections would be important for many youngsters in the country. On that note, here, we take a look at the list of two former Indian cricketers who won in the Lok Sabha Elections 2024.

1) Kirti Azad – Bardhaman-Durgapur

Kirti Azad won the 1983 ODI World Cup with Team India. After his retirement, he was into active politics. His father is one of the former Chief Ministers of Bihar.

After stints at INC and BJP, Kirti Azad got a ticket from All India Trinamool Congress in West Bengal. It was a tough fight for him but he managed to win the election.


2) Yusuf Pathan – Baharampur

Yusuf Pathan is one of the former Indian cricketers who won in the Lok Sabha Elections 2024. One of the surprising names to contest in the Lok Sabha Elections was Yusuf Pathan. The former India all-rounder had to shift has base from his birth pace in Baroda to West Bengal to start his political career.

Nevertheless, it was a fine start for him. On his election debut, he won a seat for the All India Trinamool Congress. The former World Cup-winning cricketer already announced that he would be constructing a sports facility in his constituency. It is a good news for the citizens.


Nesara V Jagannatha

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