Taking to X, previously Twitter, he wrote, “I’m not in any respect taken with politics. Have been approached by each main events within the final two elections.”
“My view is that almost all entertainers or sportsman mustn’t enter politics as most are there for their very own ego and starvation for energy and barely spare real time for individuals; few are exceptions, however usually, most solely do PR.
“I like being concerned with cricket and commentating, and being a part-time MP at any time when handy will not be one thing I ever aspire for.”
The cricketer was responding to a person who “thought” Sehwag ought to have been an MP earlier than Gautam Gambhir.
Sehwag’s remark comes only a day after his ex-India and Delhi colleague Gambhir discovered himself on the centre of an argument following an offensive center finger gesture to a bit of the group in Pallekele throughout India’s Asia Cup match towards Pakistan.
Gautam Gambhir caught on cam making obscene gestures, says misplaced cool after anti-India slogans had been raised
In his clarification, Gambhir accused some followers of chanting anti-India slogans.
“If you come to observe sport do not bask in political sloganeering. If you’re shouting anti-India slogans and Kashmir slogans you’ll be able to’t count on me to maintain quiet. Social media by no means offers you full image,” he had informed reporters on Monday.
Though a bit of the media reported chants of “Kohli, Kohli” when Gambhir was strolling again to the broadcasting space from the bottom, he made it clear that his response had nothing to do followers chanting “Kohli”.
“No matter is proven on social media, there isn’t a fact to it. Individuals present what they need to present on social media. What really occurred was there have been anti-India slogans being chanted.
“There have been slogans about Kashmir additionally. So, there’ll clearly be a response, by hook or by crook or chuckle at it,” Gambhir mentioned.
(With PTI Inputs)