Sanjay Phogat (Sonali Phogat’s husband) Age, Death, Biography & More

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Profession: Politican
Death Date: 16/12/2016
Age: 45 Years

Sanjay Phogat

Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 7”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 65 kg
in pounds- 143 lbs
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of BirthYear, 1971
BirthplaceVillage Harita, Hisar, Haryana
Date of Death16 December 2016
Place of DeathHisar, Haryana, India
Age (at the time of death)45 Years
Death CauseSanjay Phogat's body was found at his farmhouse. The exact cause of death has not been revealed. [1]Dainik Jagran
HometownVillage Harita, Hisar, Haryana
Relationships & More
Marital Status (at the time of death)Married
Wife/SpouseSonali Phogat (actor, politician)
ChildrenDaughter- Yashodhara Phogat
A photo of Sanjay Phogat with his wife and daughter
SiblingsBrother- Surendra Phogat
Surendra Phogat, brother of Sanjay Phogat

Sanjay with Sonali

Some Lesser Known Facts About Sanjay Phogat

  • Sanjay Phogat (1971-2016) was an Indian politician and the husband of late BJP politician Sonali Phogat. On 16 December 2016, his dead body was found under mysterious circumstances at his farmhouse by the Haryana police. [2]Dainik Jagran
  • On 16 December 2016, Sanjay Phogat’s dead body was discovered at his farmhouse by the family that lived there and farmed on the land. The farmhouse is located ten kilometres from his family’s residence in Hisar. His cause of death remains unclear as neither the authorities nor the family has released any statement which divulged the actual cause of death. [3]Dainik Jagran
  • Many sources claimed that when Sanjay Phogat’s body was discovered, he had froth coming out of his mouth. [4]NEWS Clips
  • Some sources also claimed that before his death, Sanjay Phogat left behind a suicide note, which was never discovered by the Haryana police at the scene of the incident. [5]NEWS Clips
  • A few sources also said that Sanjay Phogat did not commit suicide but was rather murdered due to unknown reasons. [6]The Indian Express
  • Talking about the incident, Surendra Phogat, his brother, said that Sanjay Phogat had talked on the phone to his family before going to bed at around 10 pm. He, during an interview, said,

    He had talked to us, before going to bed. Then he was perfectly fine. We received a call in the morning from the family, farming on our land, asking us to reach the spot immediately as something bad has happened. By the time we reached our farmhouse, Sanjay was lying dead with police on the spot. We do not think anything mallicious happened. Rest let us wait for the post-mortem report to come.”

  • During an interview, while talking about her husband, Sonali Phogat said that Sanjay always stood in support of her, and he always wanted her to pursue her dreams. She said,

    My husband has always been by my side.. My biggest motivator. I would not have been what I am had he not been there. After his death I wanted to leave everything and just go. But it was my mother in law who motivated me and reminded me of his dreams, how he wanted me to succeed.”

  • According to Sonali Phogat, all the rumours regarding her husband’s death were all manufactured stories. She rejected the notion of her husband committing suicide or being murdered and claimed that he died a natural death. While talking about the incident, Sonali, in an interview, said,

    I do not know from where people cook up such stories. He died a natural death, and had something been off, the police would have revealed it to us then. There is nothing more to it than that.”