Haryana BJP leader Sonali Phogat dies of suspected heart attack in Goa last night at the age of 42.
Phogat had contested the 2019 Haryana Assembly polls from the Adampur seat against Kuldeep Bishnoi, which she lost.
She joined BJP in 2008 and went on to become the national vice president of BJP’s Maliha Morcha and also headed the party’s tribe wing in several states like Haryana, Delhi, and Chandigarh.
Her husband late Sanjay Phogat too had died reportedly due to a heart attack a few years ago.
A popular Tik Tok star, Phogat, also appeared in the 14th season of the popular reality show, Bigg Boss. Her other stints include anchoring for Hisar Doordarshan and an appearance in “The Story of Badmashgarh” directed by Ameet Choudhary. She has also acted in a TV show, “Amma” and a few Haryanvi movies.
The actress was born on September 21, 1979, in Bhuthan, a small village in Hisar. Her father is a farmer. She has three sisters and a brother. She studied at an institute located in Noida, Sector 1.