Rumours have been doing the rounds that Shah had met Ganguly on Saturday.
Gambhir accumulated a staggering 55.3 per cent of the votes.
The two had a real fight with words as well as on the ground during the election process.
Sachin Tendulkar earlier extended his congratulations to NaMo and BJP.
Narendra Modi is the first non-Congress Prime Minister to be reelected with full majority.
He joined politics on March 22 and is set to contest the elections from East Delhi constituency.
Gambhir will replace the BJP’s sitting MP Maheish Girri who won the East Delhi seat in 2014.
Facebook page ‘Amit Shah Fans Team’ uploaded a photo of the cricketer shaking hands with the top BJP leader along with Union Finance Minister Piyush Goyal was also present.
The social media is rife with Gayle's images supporting the BJP.
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