Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and actress Sonali Phogat from Haryana’s Hisar district died of a heart attack in Goa. Sonali (42) was on a tour of Goa with some of her employees. Phogat, who became famous for her videos on the ‘TikTok’ app, was also seen in the reality TV show ‘Bigg Boss’. He was taken to St. Anthony’s Hospital in Anjuna in North Goa district on Monday night after he complained of uneasiness.
Spoke to mother on phone on Monday
Goa Director General of Police Jaspal Singh told PTI that Sonali had complained of being unwell at Anjuna’s ‘Curley’s’ restaurant, after which she was taken to the hospital. He said that there is no doubt of any kind of conspiracy in the case. “There are no injury marks on his body,” Singh said, adding that the exact cause of death would be known only after the post-mortem. According to the report of Aaj Tak, Sonali had spoken to her mother on Monday and said that after having the food, there seems to be something wrong. Looks like some conspiracy is happening on me. Mother advised him to see the doctor. But he passed away on Tuesday.
Forensic experts of GMCH will do post-mortem
Deputy Superintendent of Police (Mapusa) Jeevba Dalvi said that he had died before being brought to the hospital. “Prima facie it appears that the death was due to a heart attack, but other medical tests are on,” he said. The body has been sent to the Government Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) in Bambolim for post-mortem. Singh said that the forensic experts of GMCH will conduct the post-mortem.
Sonali had recently joined BJP
BJP’s Haryana unit chief O.P. Dhankhar told PTI-Bhasha, “Sonali has passed away. I have been told that she was in Goa.” BJP’s Hisar district president Captain Bhupendra said, “Sonali ji was in Goa. I have spoken to his assistant and he told that he has passed away due to a heart attack. , but she was defeated. Bishnoi was in Congress then. Recently she joined BJP.
Sonali was very active on social media
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala, BJP leader Kuldeep Bishnoi tweeted and condoled his death. Bishnoi had met Phogat a few days back in Hisar. Sonali was very active on social media and also shared pictures of her meeting with Bishnoi. Some videos and pictures were uploaded on his Instagram profile on Monday evening. In one of the videos, she was seen wearing a pink turban. There was no hashtag with this video.