Photos: These 21 sports stars later turned politicians

Photos: These 21 sports stars later turned politicians
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Navjot Singh Sidhu: The dashing Indian opener turned TV commentator, judge on a reality show and then politician. Sidhu was elected to the Lok Sabha as the member from Amritsar in 2004 on a BJP ticket. He later resigned, following his conviction for culpable homicide. After the Supreme Court stayed his conviction, he successfully contested the Amritsar Lok Sabha seat, defeating his Congress rival, State Finance Minister Surinder Singla, by 77,626 votes

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Former Indian cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu, who donned the hat of a politician, celebrates his birthday today. Let's take a look at prominent names who have entered politics after sports

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