Bengaluru: E Sreedharan (88 ), the male who altered the face of urban transportation in India, has decided to accept the BJP’s invite to sign up with the party. He is also eager to object to the upcoming assembly elections.The celebration will decide on his ticket and where he must object to from, Sreedharan, who currently lives at Ponnani in Malappuram district informed ET. “I will most likely contest the elections,” he stated. The BJP leaders, he included, approached him with a request to sign up with the party and he concurred, he said.On whether he has any preference as for where to contest from, Sreedharan stated he has not thought about it.”I am residing in Kerala. There are a lot of things that might be done, however absolutely nothing much is occurring here. Industrial and infrastructure developments have taken a rear seat. Absolutely nothing much has taken place on the industrial sector in the past 13 years,” the former Delhi city chief stated. While in government service, Sreedharan belonged to the Indian Railways Service of Engineers (IRSE). The LDF and UDF combines have actually taken turns to rule the southern state, while the BJP is ruling at the centre. The political conflicts have actually taken a toll on the state’s advancement. “I feel there is a strong possibility for the BJP to form the government in Kerala this time, or at least end up being a king maker. With the BJP ruling at the centre, if the state also gets a BJP government, that will facilitate industrial development and development,” he said.
His joining the BJP, he stated, will encourage a great deal of others to likewise follow in his steps and join the party. “I delight in a clean image and that may influence people who understand me to join me,” Sreedharan stated.
When he is not bogged down by official projects, Sreedharan spends time on the social workd. He becomes part of a couple of nonprofits. He is the country head of Structure for Remediation of National Values, which has Ratan Tata, Justice MN Venkatachalaiah, and N Vittal, to name a few, as members. Its aim: to construct the character and worth system amongst the children and in the society as a whole. The outfit submits PILs in the courts on issues aligned to this goal.A follower in Advaitha viewpoint, Sreedharan is a fan of not any specific deity, but thinks God is both omnipresent and omniscient. He is a managing trustee at the Narasimhamurthy temple in his native Karukapurthur village in Pattambi taluk of Palakkad district. In the nearby temple town of Guruvayoor, he is part of a team dealing with an enthusiastic program to revive and popularise Ashtapadi Aattam– the declining art of dance drama, as soon as very popular in West Bengal and Odisha, which has its origin in the 12th century.One of the trademarks of Sreedharan’s tasks is that they stayed above any tip of corruption or disobedience. Loved by members of his team, he has this piece of guidance to young engineers: “Work for the country. Build yourself the technical proficiency, worth system, character and understanding.”