The Yogi government of Uttar Pradesh has announced that the shooting range in Noida will be named after Chandro Tomar, popularly known as ‘Shooter Dadi‘. CM Yogi Adityanath has given instructions for this. Chandro Tomar died on 30 April in a hospital in Meerut. She was infected with the coronavirus.
Chandro Tomar and her sister-in-law Prakashi Tomar started shooting in the 60s and won 30 national championships. Chandro Tomar was considered the world’s oldest shooter.
Chandro Tomar Shooting Range
UP govt announces that the shooting range in Noida will be named after Chandro Tomar, popularly knows as ‘Shooter Dadi’. CM has given directions for the same.
Chandro Tomar passed away on April 30th at a hospital in Meerut, after she tested positive for #COVID19.
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Bollywood movie made on Chandro Tomar.
The Bollywood movie ‘Saand Ki Aankh’ was also made on Dadi Chandro Tomar, a resident of Johri village in Baghpat. In which actress Taapsee Pannu played the character of shooter Dadi Chandro Devi.
In April, shooter grandmother Chandro Tomar had trouble breathing. After that, his report came corona positive. After this, he was admitted to Anand Hospital in Meerut. He was taken to the medical college when his condition worsened in the night. However, he died there.