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Bigg Boss 14 fame BJP leader and actress Sonali Phogat passed away at the age of 42 owing to a cardiac arrest while she was in Goa. She had complained of uneasiness to her staff on Monday, post which she was taken to the hospital. She was there in the city for a two day shoot for an unknown project.

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As per reports, the post mortem is currently being conducted on her body and the local police are involved in the investigation. Sonali Phogat hails from Bhuthan village in Haryana and her parents are also on their way to Goa. She has three sisters and a brother as well.

Just about half a day ago, Sonali had uploaded her last post on Instagram that saw her in a pink turban as she walked in the streets. An hour before that, she posted some pictures of the same look writing, “Sonali Phogat #alwaysready #smile #strong #Dabang #RealBossLady #Haryana (sic)”.

BJP state president Om Prakash Dhankar confirmed the tragic news as he said, “I have learnt about the sad demise of Sonali Phogat. It is really sad news”. The party’s district president in Hisar, Capt Bhupender, also added, “She was with some of her associates in Goa. We heard about an hour ago that she suffered a cardiac-arrest and passed away in the wee hours. Certain formalities are being completed there at Goa, after which her body shall be brought to Haryana”.

Sonali was a popular Tik Tok star who appeared in the 14th season of Salman Khan-hosted reality show Bigg Boss. She entered the house as a wildcard contestant and was eliminated at the 10th position. Apart from that, Sonali had acted in a TV show titled Amma along with some Haryanvi movies as well. As for her political career, she joined BJP in 2008 and was the national vice president of BJP’s Maliha Morcha while also heading the party’s tribe wing in several states like Haryana, Delhi, and Chandigarh.

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