Arun Jaitley: Here is what Delhi cricket fraternity has to say about beleaguered Finance Minister

Amid all the allegations, Arun Jaitley has received huge backing from Indian cricketers hailing from Delhi.

Last Updated: Dec 24, 2015, 13:14 PM IST
Arun Jaitley: Here is what Delhi cricket fraternity has to say about beleaguered Finance Minister

New Delhi: People from different corners have come up with several allegations against Arun Jaitley, but the Finance Minister has received huge backing from Indian cricketing fraternity.

Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan and Ishant Sharma, who hail from the national capital, have expressed their support in favour of Jaitley, who is under the scanner for his alleged role in financial irregularities.

Here is what the Indian cricketers had to say:

Gambhir hailed Jaitley for getting a proper stadium in the national capital.

 

Sehwag, who annonced his retirement from international cricket earlier this year, also threw his weight behind Jaitley.

 

 

 

Members from the current Indian team – Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan and Ishant Sharma also voiced their opinions.

 

 

 

Cricketer-turned politician Kirti Azad, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, along with other leaders of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) have accused Finance Minister Arun Jaitley of alleged irregularities and financial bunglings in Delhi’s cricket body, Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA), of which he was the president for about 13 years till 2013.