NEW DELHI, April 25 -- Former international cricketer Gautam Gambhir, who joined the Bharatiya Janata Party last month, is making his electoral debut from the East Delhi constituency this election. Although he lives in the New Delhi Lok Sabha segment, he does not consider himself to be an "outsider" in east Delhi. "I am a Delhi boy and that's enough," he said in an interview. Excerpts

Your opponents are calling you an outsider to the constituency. Congress candidate Arvinder Singh Lovely said that his opponents are here on 'political tourism'. How do you react to it?

I don't know where it is coming from. I'm a Delhi boy. I'm born and brought up in Delhi. If I live in New Delhi constituency, then it doesn't mean that I only belong to that ...