Lok Sabha Results: This time there will be 2 cricketers in Lok Sabha, both are world champions, both won from the same party…

New Delhi. Lok Sabha elections 2024 have proved to be lucky for cricketers. Not one but two former cricketers have won in these elections. The interesting thing is that both these cricketers have been part of the world champion team in their respective times and both have been elected from the same party Trinamool Congress (TMC). These two cricketers are none other than Kirti Azad and Yusuf Pathan.

Kirti Azad was a member of the Indian team that won the World Cup in 1983 under the leadership of Kapil Dev. He has won the Bardhaman-Durgapur seat of West Bengal in the Lok Sabha elections 2024. Kirti Azad defeated BJP veteran Dilip Ghosh by 1,37,981 votes.

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Former cricketer Yusuf Pathan defeated five-time Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury. Pathan from Gujarat won West Bengal’s Baharampur Lok Sabha seat by 59,351 votes. Yusuf Pathan has been a member of the Indian team that won the World Cup in 2007 and 2011. Yusuf Pathan is trying his luck in politics for the first time. On the other hand, Kirti Azad has a lot of experience in politics and has been an MP before.

Two-time Paralympic champion in javelin throw Devendra Jhajharia faced defeat in Churu Lok Sabha seat of Rajasthan. Rahul Kaswan of Congress defeated Devendra Jhajharia of BJP by 72,737 votes.

Veteran hockey player and current president of Hockey India Dilip Tirkey has also lost the election. Dilip Tirkey, who contested from Biju Janata Dal, had to face defeat in Sundargarh seat. He was defeated by BJP veteran and former Union Minister Jual Oram by 1,36,737 votes.

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