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India's first lady biker Veenu Paliwal dies in road accident near Bhopal

India TV Sports Desk 12 Apr 2016, 12:21:43 IST
India TV Sports Desk

New Delhi: In a tragic incident, India’s first lady biker, Veenu Paliwal, died in a road accident after her bike skid off a road near Gyaraspur in Vidisha district of Madhya Pradesh.

Paliwal, a resident of Jaipur, was on a nationwide tour on her Harley Davidson motorcycle. The 44-year-old was accompanied by fellow biker Dipesh Tanwar, who was on another bike.
According to police, Paliwal was rushed to a primary health centre and then to the Vidisha district hospital, where doctors declared her brought dead.

Paliwal was also planning to make a documentary on her motorbike journey across the country. She is known for driving Harley Davidson bikes at 180 kmph.

She learned to ride during her college days. She married a man who wouldn’t let her ride and after divorce, last year, she again started riding. She is survived by two children.