Ranchi: World Champion Power Lifter Sujata Bhakat joined the BJP on Saturday in presence of state general secretary cum headquarters in charge of the party Deepak Prakash.
Sujata has joined the party after taking VRS from Jharkhand Police where she was serving as a DSP. She originally hails from West Bengal and was born in Rampurhaat.
Her husband is a businessman in Jharkhand. Speaking on the occasion Mr Deepak Prakash said that people from all the walks of life influenced by policies and programs of the BJP are being drawn towards the party and big names from sports are also joining the party. On the other hand, Sujata said that apart from sports she by joining the party wanted to serve the society as BJP can only make a strong and developed India.
A highly decorated sportsperson Sujata won Asia gold medal in 2011, 2012 and went on to win Asia and Euro Gold in 2015, she also won the gold medal in world police games held in Virginia of US in the 2017 and went on the repeat her achievement world police games held in Washington in 2018.