She went for further training in Germany and proved her excellence by winning the gold medal in the 800 meters and 1500 meters event at the 1998 Asian Games. Thousands of people were present at the Kolkata Airport to welcome Jyotirmoyee on her victorious home coming. A serious injury brought an early end to her career and she was forced to retire from athletics. She entered politics and was elected as the Member of Parliament in the 2004 Lok Sabha elections.
Last Updated on : February 3, 2014
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