Jamnagar, Apr 14: It seems there are extremely different political views followed in the family of star cricketer of team India Ravindra Jadeja, whose elder sister Naina on April 14 formally joins main opposition Congress here in Jamnagar whereas her sister-in-law ie Jadeja's wife Rivaba had joined ruling BJP last month.
Naina joined Congress in presence of her father Aniruddhsinh Jadeja in an election meeting of the party candidate Mulu Kandoria in Kalawad area of Jamanagar, her home-town. Former PAAS convener Hardik Patel who had joined Congress last month was also present on the occasion.
Naina's eldest among the two elder sisters of Jadeja and said that she would also campaign for Congress candidate. She told UNI that her father has not joined the party but has given his moral support to her.
Unmarried Naina, a former paramedic in the local GG hospital, in February 2019 had joined newly floated National Women's Party.
Notably, Jadeja's family also lives in Rajkot city where they own a cricket themed restaurant Jaddus. Riva, an engineering graduate, on March 3 had also joined BJP here in presence of Senior Party leader and Agriculture minister R C Faldu and sitting MP and BJP candidate Poonam Madam. Caste based outfit Rajput Karni Sena, which hogged the limelight during its protests against film Padmavat, had appointed Riva, the president of the woman wing of its Gujarat unit on October 19 last year. (UNI)