Another Former cricketer is going to grab his seat in Rajya sabha like Sachin Tendulkar. AAP is planning to nominate Former India off-spinner Harbhajan Singh as the candidate for a seat in the Upper House. AAP, after sweeping the polls in Punjab, formed the new government with Bhagwant Mann being sworn in as the Chief Minister on Wednesday.
AAP would like to send an icon from the state to the Upper House of Parliament and one of the foremost names to have emerged is that of 41-year-old off-spinner. Harbhajan, who has taken over 700 wickets in an international career spanning over 18 years, recently retired from the active sport. Just before announcing his retirement, Harbhajan had gone to meet his former teammate and recently resigned Punjab state Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu and the picture of the two on Twitter had led to speculations of him joining Congress. Harbhajan has been associated with many philanthropic projects and social work in Punjab.