New Delhi, Nov 27: Amatuer-turned professional boxer Vijender Singh, who has brought a number of laurels for India with his punches, was honoured by News24 on Monday. Hewas conferred with the Jashn-e-Youngistan Samman for Promoting Boxing in India by Union Sports Minister Col Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore.
The award is part of News24's unique initiative to appreciate and encourage the dynamic young power of the country as it is the youth in whose hands lie the future of a nation. The Young India is laying the foundation of a New India, an India that is making a world-wide impression. News24 has thus taken the lead in promoting and honouring the youth of India with its first edition of Jashn-e-Youngistan.