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BJP gets more wrestlers in Phogats

DNMUM441125 | 8/13/2019 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :259 | Politics & Governance



Accomplished wrestler Babita Phogat and her father Mahavir Singh Phogat joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at the party headquarters in the national capital on Monday. They were inducted into the ruling party in the presence of Union minister Kiren Rijiju.
The Phogats joining the BJP was confirmed on microblogging site Twitter by the official handle of the party. Speaking at the event, Rijiju said the party was happy to induct the Phogats. He showered praises on Mahavir Singh Phogat, calling him a role model for the society. “The way he created champions from a small village, I laud his efforts,” said Rijiju.
The minister also expressed happiness over Babita joining the BJP. Referring to the award-winning wrestler as a youth
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