BJP leader and actress Sonali Phogat has died of a heart attack in Goa. Whose post mortem will be done today. The family has alleged conspiracy in her death.
New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Sonali Phogat from Hisar district of Haryana, who was seen in the reality TV show ‘Big Boss’, died in Goa on Tuesday. She was declared brought dead by a team of doctors at a hospital in Anjuna, North Goa. At the same time, Goa Police has registered a case of unnatural death. But family has alleged conspiracy in her death and seeks CBI probe.
Doctors have attributed the death of Sonali Phogat to a heart attack. At present, his post-mortem will be done today. According to doctors, the exact cause of Sonali Phogat’s death will be known only after the post-mortem. At the same time, no injury marks were found on his body.
Her sister said her family didn’t accept that she had died of a heart attack. She also said Sonali Phogat had “insinuated something” on the phone.
“My sister cannot have a heart attack. She was very fit. We demand a proper investigation by CBI. My family is not ready to accept that she died of a heart attack. She had no such medical problem,” her sister Raman told sources.
POLICE REFUTE THE CONSPIRACY THEORY
However, the Goa Police has released a statement refuting all the reports of any conspiracy behind Sonali’s death. In an official statement in the media, the DGP of Goa, Jaspal Singh said, “As of now we have found nothing suspicious, but only a post-mortem will sort things out.”
As per the report, Sonali’s body has been kept at Goa Medical College in Bambolin and the postmortem is likely to take place tomorrow, Wednesday. Her family members are likely to reach Goa by tonight or tomorrow.
In Haryana, where Sonali Phogat’s family members questioned the circumstances of her death, the opposition parties have demanded a CBI inquiry into the entire matter. Sonali’s sister Raman says that he called her after feeling uneasy after having food in Goa and told her that she is not healthy and she is feeling nervous.
ABOUT SONALI PHOGAT
Sonali was a popular face on social media and was known as a popular Tik Tok star before the app got banned by the Indian government in 2020. Phogat rose to fame with her stint in Bigg Boss 14, which was won by TV actress Rubina Diliak. On Salman Khan’s show, Sonali was known for her carefree attitude and locked horns with many contestants during her stay. Sonali Phogat was born in Bhutan, a small village in Hisar on 21 September 1979. She was 42 when she breathed her last.
Sonali was very young when she got married into a family of farmers. She had only completed her Xth when she married off. Sonali had said in an interview with Hindustan Times that she wanted to do something for her community and show everyone that women can make a life of their own if equal opportunities are given to them. She said, “In Haryana, only the men go out of the house. It was like that in our family as well. My in-laws allowed me to study further but they did not want me to go out and work. However, I convinced my husband and got his permission.” She added that her husband continued to support her later when she decided to make a career in the film industry and join politics. However, her struggles never stopped because she had no backing in any of the industries.
She later joined the BJP in 2008 and was made the president of BJP Mahila Morcha. Sonali also headed the party’s tribal wing in several states like Haryana, Delhi, and Chandigarh. May her soul rest in peace!