Chandro Tomar, India’s oldest sharpshooter, critical, grandson seeks PMO’s help

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 08 May 2019, 12:02 AM
Chandro Tomar, India’s oldest sharpshooter, critical, grandson seeks PMO’s help
Chandro Tomar, India’s oldest sharpshooter, critical, grandson seeks PMO’s help

Chandro Tomar, India’s oldest professional sharpshooter, is hospitalised and her condition has worsened, said her grandson on Twitter on Tuesday night, seeking help from Union Health Minister JP Nadda and the Prime Minister Office.

"Dadi ji was in hospital for last week...very less improvement then things worsened.. situation bad...recommendations for AIIMS,Delhi .. she needs IMMEDIATE HELP FOR ADMISSION & treatment in AIIMS. Age factor & condition. I'm her grandson at 8452007195," he tweeted, tagging Nadda and the PMO. 

Tomar, 86, popularly known as "Revolver Dadi", has more 25 national championships under her belt. She has won gold at the Veteran Shooting Championship held in Chennai. Her top honour is a national bronze.

Bollywood actresses Taapsee Pannu and Bhumi Pednekar will be seen playing Chandro Tomar and her sister-in-law Prakashi Tomar, in an upcoming movie. The Reliance Entertainment film will mark writer Tushar Hiranandani's debut as a director. It will also be jointly-produced by Anurag Kashyap and Nidhi Parmar.

Taapsee recently took to Twitter, where she shared a photograph of herself along with Bhumi, Chandro and Prakashi.

First Published: Tuesday, May 07, 2019 11:16 PM
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