Ace Wrestler Babita Phogat, Father Mahavir Phogat Join BJP
GUWAHATI: Ace wrestler Babita Phogat and her father Mahavir Singh Phogat joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday, August 12 at the BJP headquarters in New Delhi ahead of the assembly elections slated to take place in Haryana.
Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju, BJP Haryana unit chief Subhash Badala and BJP’s General Secretary Anil Jain and were present during the occasion.
As per reports, Babita Phogat told reporters at the BJP office, “I am a very big fan of Narendra Modi. I have been his fan since 2014. He has worked a lot for the country. I think everyone would like to join the BJP."
Babita Phogat is a Commonwealth Games champion. The Amir Khan starrer popular Bollywood film ‘Dangal’ was based on Babita, her wrestler sister Geeta Phogat and their family.
Babita Phogat & Mahavir Phogat