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Meet Shooter Daadi-Chandro Tomar from the village of Johri Bagpat

  • Ekaki
  • October 20, 2016
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Chandro Tomar is a sharp shooter from the village of Johri in the Bagpat district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. She is also known as “Dadi Chandro” . Since learning to shoot in 2002, she has attained national fame as a shooter, having won more than 25 national championships.

 

She is regularly referred to as the oldest sharpshooter in the world.

She is also known as Revolver Dadi.

 

Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India featured Dadi in their 100 Women initiative, WCD said that ” She is 78 years old and has won more than 25 national championships in shooting. But don’t let the grey hair and the wrinkles on her face fool you, because when Chandro Tomar Dadi has a rifle in her hand, she is always on target. If you know someone like her, please nominate her under the #100Women .

 

 

Dadi Chandron also won competition against Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Delhi Police,but the DIG refused to be photographed with Tomar.  DIG said that “What photograph, I have been humiliated by a woman”.

 

 

 

 

 

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