Cricketer Sreesanth touted as BJP candidate

Tuesday, Mar 22, 2016,11:24 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Kochi | BJP is planning to field former Indian cricketer S. Sreesanth in the upcoming Kerala Assembly elections, reports quoting party sources said.

BJP president Amit Shah has reportedly contacted Sreesanth seeking his opinion on becoming a party candidate in either Thripunithura or Ernakulam Assembly constituency.

The pace bowler is said to have sought some time to give a reply regarding this offer.

Amit Shah, who will arrive in Thiruvananthapuram on Wednesday for finalization of BJP candidates list, is expected to speak to Sreeshanth before making announcement about his candidature.