Death Date: 22/08/2022
Hometown: Hisar, Haryana
Age: 42 Years
|Real Name||Sonali Singh Instagram|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in feet inches- 5’ 5”
|Political Party||Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
|Political Journey||• 2008: Joined BJP
• Vice President BJP Mahila Morcha
• Contested the 2019 Harayana Assembly Elections from the Adampur Constituency but lost to Congress leader Kuldeep Bishnoi by a margin of 29,471 votes
|Debut||Haryanvi Film (Actress): Chhoriyan Chhoron Se Kam Nahi Hoti (2019)
TV Serial: Ek Maa Jo Laakhon Ke Liye Bani Amma on Zee TV in 2016
|Date of Birth||21 september 1979 (Friday)|
|Birthplace||Bhuthan Village, Fatehabad, Haryana, India|
|Date of Death||22 August 2022|
|Place of Death||Goa|
|Age (at the time of death)||42 Years|
|Death Cause||Heart Attack The Indian Express
Note: On 25 August 2022, her autopsy report revealed that there were multiple blunt force injuries over her body; the report didn't confirm the cause of her death. Hindustan Times
|Educational Qualification||Bachelor of Arts|
|Hobbies||Listening to Music and Dancing|
|Controversy||On 5 June 2020, a video went viral on social media in which she was seen slapping an official with her slippers, allegedly over a comment he made. The incident happened when she went to Sultan Singh, a member of the Agricultural Produce Market Committee, with a list of farmer's complaints. NDTV|
|Relationships & More|
|Marital Status (at the time of death)||Widow|
|Affairs/Boyfriends||Reportedly, Sonali Phogat and her PA Sudhir Sangwan resided in a Gurugram society as husband and wife. ABP News
|Husband/Spouse||Sanjay Phogat (Politician)
Daughter- Yashodhra Phogat
|Parents||Father: Name Not Known (Farmer)
Mother: Name Not Known
|Siblings||Brother- 1 (Name Not Known)
Sister- Sudesh Phogat, 2 More (Names Not Known)
|Food||Home Cooked Food|
|Actor||Dharmendra, Akkineni Nagarjuna|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Sonali Phogat
- Sonali Phogat was an Indian actress and politician. She died of a heart attack on 22 August 2022 in Goa.
- She started her television career in the year 2006 when she appeared as an anchor in a Haryanvi show on Doordarshan.
- In 2016, her husband, Sanjay Phogat, died in mysterious circumstances at his farmhouse in Hisar.
- In 2019, she appeared in the web series- THE STORY OF BADMASHGARH.
- She was very active on various social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, and Facebook.
- In 2019, she appeared in a Haryanvi song- Bandook Aali Jaatni.
- She was the National Vice President of BJP’s Mahila Morcha and in charge of its Scheduled Tribe wing in Haryana, New Delhi, and Chandigarh.
- She worked for the BJP in the tribal areas of Jharkhand and Madhya Pradesh.
- In 2019, BJP gave her a ticket to contest the 2019 Haryana Assembly Elections from Adampur.
- She received heavy criticism for her speech during a rally in the Balasmand Village of Adampur in Hisar on 8 October 2019. At the fag end of her rally, she asked people to chant ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ and said that those who were not chanting must be from Pakistan. However, she later apologized for her statement.
- In a video that went viral on social media on 5 June 2020, she was seen slapping an official with her slippers.
- After the autopsy report confirmed multiple injuries on her body, her family members raised suspicion that she was raped before she was murdered. According to her family members, Sonali was raped before being poisoned and murdered by her two assistants. Hindustan Times