Sourav Ganguly in the present day mentioned he was “planning to begin one thing to assist individuals” in a bombshell Twitter put up on a brand new “chapter of his life” that many interpreted as politics.
“Immediately, I’m planning to begin one thing that I really feel will most likely assist lots of people. I hope you proceed your assist as I enter this chapter of my life,” mentioned Sourav Ganguly.
— Sourav Ganguly (@SGanguly99) June 1, 2022
The cryptic tweet triggered large hypothesis that Sourav Ganguly, 49, is becoming a member of politics. He has been the president of the Board of Management for Cricket in India since 2019.
“2022 marks the thirtieth yr for the reason that begin of my journey with cricket in 1992. Since then, Cricket has given me loads. Most significantly, it has given me the assist of all of you. I need to thank each single one that has been part of the journey, supported me, and helped me attain the place I’m in the present day,” wrote the cricket legend.
Responding to questions, BCCI Secretary Jay Shah instructed ANI: “Sourav Ganguly has not resigned because the president of BCCI.”
Final month, Sourav Ganguly had hosted Union Dwelling Minister Amit Shah at his residence in Bengal. BJP leaders Swapan Dasgupta and Amit Malviya had been additionally current on the dinner that fed wild hypothesis about “Dada” lastly taking the plunge.
As leaders of Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress telegraphed their resentment on the dinner assembly, Sourav Ganguly spoke about his shut ties with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and in addition praised different Trinamool leaders. “Our honourable Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is an individual very near me. I had approached her to assist up this institute,” he instructed reporters.
He additionally dismissed hypothesis about becoming a member of the BJP. “Hypothesis is rife… however I’ve recognized him (Amit Shah) since 2008. Whereas enjoying, I used to fulfill him. There’s nothing greater than that,” he mentioned.
Sourav Ganguly, considered one of Bengal’s hottest personalities, has eluded each events to this point and is seen as a prize catch.