In a major boost to Trinamool Congress in the state of Goa, veteran Tennis player Leander Paes joined the party, in presence of party chief Mamata Banerjee.
Along with Paes, veteran actress Nafisa Ali and activist Mrinalini Deshprabhu also joined the party today.
During the joining in, Leander Paes said, "Now I have retired from tennis. I want to serve the people through the vehicle of politics to make a difference to country. Didi is a true champion."
TMC is trying to pave a visit in the state of Goa, which is currently being ruled by the BJP. Party chief and West Bengal CM is currently on a 3-day visit to the state.