Bengaluru: Anju Bobby George denies reports of joining BJP


Daijiworld Media Network – Bengaluru (EP) 

Bengaluru, Jul 8: The statement from former athlete Anju Bobby George that she did not join BJP has embarrassed the state leadership of that party including president B S Yeddyurappa. 

Her denial came within a few days of reports appeared in media that she joined BJP. A photo of Anju holding the BJP party flag in the presence of Yeddyurappa had gone viral. 

Referring to the news, Anju said that she had gone for a programme to meet their family friend, union minister V Muraleedharan. “BJP leaders who saw me standing near the dais and invited me to the dais, handed over BJP flag to me and welcomed me. I have been always into sports and that is my party. I do not need to join another party,” she said. 

Muraleedharan also said that there is no need to give any political meaning as Anju met him. Muraleedharan is the only minister from Kerala in the union cabinet. Anju also hails from Kerala and stays in Bengaluru as her husband is customs employee there.    

  

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  • Vincent Rodrigues, Katapadi/Bangaluru

    Tue, Jul 9 2019

    Sports experts better to keep away from politics which will surely harm their progress.

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  • S. D'Silva, Mangalore, Bangalore

    Tue, Jul 9 2019

    Janatha ki seva karne ke liye aur ek tayyar, sirf janatha ke liye.

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  • GD, Udupi

    Mon, Jul 8 2019

    Enroll everyone in India, no elections next time, that money can be used for VIP tours. We will also get some respite from the unbearable chanting of election songs in Bollywood tunes.

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  • RK, Mangalore

    Mon, Jul 8 2019

    She is going to meet her family friend in BJP membership program!

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  • RkR, Mangalore/ Dubai

    Mon, Jul 8 2019

    Honesty of an sportsman

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  • El En Tea, Mumbai

    Mon, Jul 8 2019

    No suffron shawl
    She will not join
    These politician misusing a shawl of suffron
    BJP shawk in 2 colors suffron n green

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Mumbai

    Mon, Jul 8 2019

    Now you know who's FEKU ...

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