Cricketer Ravindra Jadeja’s wife Rivaba Jadeja has been fielded as a candidate for the Gujarat Assembly Election 2022 by the BJP

Rivaba, who is a mechanical engineer, will be contesting the polls from the Jamnagar North seat after the BJP dropped sitting MLA Dharmendrasinh Jadeja to field her

Born on September 5, 1990, Rivaba completed her degree in mechanical engineering from Atmiya Institute of Technology and Science in Rajkot

Rivaba, who tied the knot with Ravindra Jadeja on April 17, 2016, had joined the BJP in 2019

She was appointed as the chief of the women’s wing of Karni Sena in 2018 and is also known for her huge contribution to social work

Rivaba is also no stranger to politics as she is the niece of Congress senior leader Hari Singh Solanki