Prakashi Tomar

Profession: Sharpshooter


Daughter of Prakashi Tomar

Seema Tomar

Husband/Spouse of Prakashi Tomar

Jai Singh

Favourite Cricketer of Prakashi Tomar

Sachin Tendulkar

Awards, Honours, Achievements of Prakashi Tomar

Stree Shakti Puraskar
Icon Lady Award by Ministry of Women and Child Development.
She was among the 100 women achievers felicitated by the President Pranab Mukherjee.

Information about Prakashi Tomar

Does Chandro Tomar drink alcohol?: Not Known  Pathan advised her to join the academy, and has since won over 25 national and international championships.  Prakashi Tomar was born in a Hindu Jat family.She was married to Jai Singh, and their daughter, Seema Tomar, is an international shooter.  Does Chandro Tomar smoke?: Not Known  She is the sister-in-law of Chandro Tomar. Her grand-daughter, Ruby, is deputed as an inspector in Punjab Police, while her second daughter, Rekha, retired as a shooter.  After two years of training, she entered a competition in which she had to compete against the Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Delhi Police, Dheeraj Singh.  She is an iconoclast in the world of shooting.  At the academy, coach Farooq Pathan and others were shocked when she shot the target skillfully while trying to show Seema how to hold the gun.  Her career begun in year 2000 when she was well past her prime.  Prakashi Tomar from Johri village of Uttar Pradesh's Baghpat district is one of the oldest sharpshooters in the world.  Her daughter, Seema Tomar, joined the Johri Rifle Club but was hesitant to go alone.  Tomar decided to accompany her to the academy as an encouragement.  She lives in Johri village with her family, and has eight children and 15 grandchildren. 


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