Shehnai is once again going to echo in Dronacharya Avardi Mahabir Phogat’s house and this time her third daughter and international female wrestler Sangeeta Phogat is about to turn pale. Sangeeta will make eight vows with international wrestler Bajrang Poonia on 25 November. Due to the Corona epidemic, the wedding ceremony will take place in the village of Balali in a simplistic atmosphere.
Earlier on Saturday, the wedding rituals started at Sangeeta’s house in Balali and the ban ceremony was performed. Sangeeta’s elder sister and Dangal girl Geeta Fougat also attended the ceremony. Apart from him only family members remained present. Sangeeta’s brother Rahul said that the women’s music and Mehndi ceremony would be performed on November 23. He told that the wedding will be completed with complete simplicity for which preparations for the family level ceremony are going on.
Sangeeta’s father says that both families had already been engaged to consent. The two families have decided to hold the wedding ceremony in a simplified manner. He told that only 20 men will come to the Barat. Advisory issued by the Health Department due to Corona will also be taken care of.
Both Sangeeta and Bajrang are professional wrestlers. Bajrang Poonia has won many medals internationally. He has won three medals at the World Championships so far and is one of the medal contenders for the Tokyo Olympics. Sangeeta Phogat has won silver in Commonwealth Games and bronze in Asian Championships.
Sangeeta’s father Mahabir Phogat also said that her elder daughter Geeta and Babita Phogat had made eight vows at their wedding. The eighth phera was under Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao and Beti Feeding. His third daughter Sangeeta will also maintain this tradition and tie eight knots with Bajrang in a tie.