Chandigarh: BJP leader Sonali Phogat died of a heart attack in Goa last night.According to reports, she had gone with some of her employees to the seaside state.
Here are 5 facts about her:
Sonali Phogat rose to fame with her TikTok videos and had a huge following on the video-sharing app.
She debuted as a TV anchor in 2006 before joining the BJP two years later.
Sonali Phogat had unsuccessfully contested the 2019 Haryana election from Adampur as a BJP candidate. She was defeated by then Congress leader Kuldeep Bishnoi.
Mr Bishnoi joined the BJP and resigned as an MLA last month. He met Ms Phogat last week amid speculation that she would be the BJP candidate in the Adampur bypoll.
Ms Phogat had also participated in the 2020 edition of reality show Bigg Boss.