New Delhi: On Monday, the Congress party announced to field boxer Vijender Singh as its candidate from South Delhi Lok Sabha seat. Here it is to be noted that Singh is expected to be pitted against BJP's sitting MP Ramesh Bidhuri and the Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) Raghav Chadha from South Delhi Lok Sabha seat. To be noted that the highly accomplished and Olympic winning medalist also tweeted about his entry in the political ring.
Vijender also thanked the Congress party and Rahul Gandhi for this opportunity "In more than 20 yrs of my career in boxing i have always made my country proud in the ring. Now its time to do something for my countrymen & serve them.". Here it is to be noted that boxer Vijender Singh to Join Congress, Likely to Contest From South Delhi in Lok Sabha Elections 201.
However it is worth mention here that Vijender Singh's Comment After Joining Politics in the Tweet below as Earlier in the day, Vijender Singh had resigned from the Haryana Police. Delhi, where 7 Parliamentary seats are at stake, will go to polls on May 12. To be clarified that the results will be announced on May 23. Here it is to be noted that in 2014 Lok Sabha poll, Ramesh Bidhuri had registered a win from the South Delhi seat by a margin of over one lakh votes. To be noted that boxer Vijender Singh has resigned from his post in Haryana Police and then after step into Congress.