Haryana Assembly elections 2019: Wrestler Babita Phogat loses in Dadri constituency to independent candidate Sombir
Updated : October 24, 2019 05:02 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party's Babita Kumari Phogat has lost on her electoral politics debut to independent candidate Sombir.
She finished third behind Sombir and Jannayak Janta Party's Satpal Sangwan from the Dadri constituency in the Haryana Assembly elections. The BJP candidate tallied tallied 24,502 votes to Sombir's 43,589.
Phogat has long been voicing support for the BJP's policies in the country before she formally joined the party in August 2019.