Commonwealth Games gold medallist Babita Phogat took to social media to announce her pregnancy. The Indian wrestler had celebrated her birthday on November 20 and announced her pregnancy the day after. Babita went on to pen an emotional message for her husband Vivek Suhag as the couple look forward to welcoming a new member into their world.
The wrestler turned politician went on to share her excitement to enter the new chapter of her life.
“Every single moment that I spend being your wife, I realize how lucky I am to live such an amazing life. You are my happy place.” You complete me…“I’m excited & waiting to start this new chapter in my life,” she wrote.
The Eighth phera
Babita is the daughter of Mahavir Phogat, a noted wrestling coach. The Phogats became a household name in the country after the success of Hindi film “Dangal“, which depicted the lives of Phogat sisters and their father who coached them against all odds. Babita stepped into politics as she joined the Bhartiya Janta Party in 2019.
The wrestler couple tied the knot in December last year. The wedding became the highlight of the year as the pair took eight ‘pheras‘ instead of the traditional seven. The reason being they wanted to raise awareness on girl child and took a pledge to save, teach and let the girl child play.