Haryana government gave big task to wrestler Babita Phogat and Kavita Devi, got this post in Sports Department
Chandigarh: The Haryana government has appointed wrestler Babita Phogat and Kabaddi player Kavita Devi as deputy directors in the Department of Sports and Youth Affairs. Principal Secretary, Sports and Youth Affairs Department of Haryana Government appointed Babita and Kavita in two separate orders issued on 29 July. Both these players had applied to the state government for this post. He has been appointed to the post of Deputy Director (Sports) under the Haryana Outstanding Players (Recruitment and Conditions of Service) Rules, 2018. As per orders, both will have to join the department within a month. International wrestler Babita Phogat is the daughter of famous wrestling coach Mahavir Phogat. She is the 2014 Commonwealth Games gold medal Viteja.
After the success of the Hindi film Dangal , the Phogat family became famous all over the country. When asked about the new role, Babita told PTI, "I take the responsibility given to me by the government as a responsibility." He said, "As a player, I am sure Will work to ensure that players get all the facilities they need. Now whether it is related to their exercise or diet, so that they can focus on their sports and work. ”Babita was earlier posted as a sub-inspector in Haryana Police but to contest the last assembly election on BJP ticket He resigned. She, however, lost the election to Dadri in the state. A senior state government official said that Kavita is a kabaddi player. She was a member of the Indian team that won the gold medal at the Incheon Asian Games in 2014.