Shooter Chandro Tomar died of COVID-19 on Friday

Shooter Chandro Tomar died of COVID

TNC Desk, April 30
After battling for around four days, an 89-year-old shooter Chandro Tomar died of COVID-19 on Friday. The oldest shooter was undergoing treatment in a Meerut-based hospital since April 26.

“Dadi Chandro Tomar was the coolest Dadi and an inspiration for many. My condolences to her family and well wishers. Om Shanti Dadi,” tweeted Virender Sehwag.

“An epitome of gender equality & champion of women’s rights Smt Chandro Tomar, known as ‘Shooter Dadi’ by her fans & admirers is no more. The courage with which she challenged patriarchy & took up shooting as a sport will inspire generations to come. Condolences to her family,” tweeted Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri.

“I’m deeply saddened by tragic demise of our most lovable Dadi Chandro Tomar ji. She was inspiration for millions and will continue to inspire forever. May her soul rest in peace. Om Shanti,” tweeted Union Minister Kiren Rijiju.


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