Part of the well-known Phogat family members, Ritika was contending in the state-level sub-junior, junior women, and guys’ wrestling competition in Bharatpur, where she apparently passed away by suicide.
Indian fumbling followers got up to a rude shock on Thursday as the information of Ritika Phogat’s alleged fatality by self-destruction arose morning. Ritika, the relative sis of Geeta and Babita Phogat, took her own life by hanging herself to a ceiling fan on March 17.
Part of the famous Phogat family, Ritika was playing the state-level sub-junior, younger ladies, and guys battling tournament. Ritika lost the last, which was played on March 14, by 1 point, and hung herself to fatality 3 days later.
Ritika had trained under Dronacharya Awardee Mahavir Singh Phogat, that was also supposedly present at the competition. A homeowner of Jaitpur town in Rajasthan’s Jhunjhunu, Ritika had been discovering and practicing wrestling for over five years at the Mahavir Phogat Sports Academy in Haryana.
Haryana’s Charkhi Dadri District Superintendent of Police Ram Singh Bishnoi released a declaration claiming investigation right into Ritika’s death has actually started.
“Ritika, the wrestler and the cousin of Babita Phogat, passed away allegedly by self-destruction on March 17. The reason behind it may have been her defeat at a recent wrestling competition in Rajasthan. Investigation underway,” Ram Singh Bishnoi said.
Vijay Kumar Singh, Minister of State for Road Transport & Highways, was just one of the very first to validate the information of Ritika’s self-destruction on social media sites.
“Terrible news that we lost #RitikaPhogat that had a brilliant occupation in advance. The globe has actually changed where it was some years earlier. Professional athletes are facing stress which was not there previously. An important part of their training should be to take care of these pressures,” Singh tweeted.
Mahavir Phogat was an amateur wrestler himself, while his oldest daughter, Geeta, is a freestyle wrestler who won India’s first gold medal in battling at the 2010 Commonwealth Games. She is also the first-ever Indian woman wrestler to have gotten approved for the Olympics (2012 London Games).
Babita won a silver medal at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, bronze at the 2012 World Wrestling Championships, and followed it up with a gold medal in the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
The Phogat sis and their dad Mahavir shot to popularity after Aamir Khan’s 2016 movie Dangal, which came to be the greatest making Indian film of perpetuity.
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