New Delhi, News24 Bureau, Nov 24: News24 honours sprinter Dutee Chand with Jashn e Youngistan Award for Female Sportsperson of the Year.
Dutee Chand needs no introduction for any Indian. Dutee Chand is a professional sprinter and current national champion in the women’s 100 metres event. She holds the record of the third Indian woman to ever qualify for the Women’s 100 metres event at the Summer Olympic Games. Chand clinched silver in women’s 100m at the 2018 Jakarta Asian Games. It was the first silver medal in this category after 32 years since P.T.Usha won in 1986 and India’s first medal in 20 years in this event since 1998 and Chand’s first medal in Asian games.
Jashn-e Youngistan is back; in more vibrant and vivacious colours--with bigger stars who hold bigger promises for the young and dynamic India. The young mood of India blends beautifully with the young fervours of the nation and its spirited and dynamic youth power. And the stage is set to welcome and felicitate them on News24's Jashn-e-Youngistan.In this high-voltage conclave, the young icons from the world of films, music, politics, media, sports, business, arts, literature will be appreciated and felicitated and acknowledged on News24's Jashn-e Youngistan platform. Felictations galore for popular categories like Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Comedian, Rising Star of the Year, Popular Singer etc. Young India is laying the foundation of a New India, an India that is making a world-wide impression. The world is taking note of you, and it's time to celebrate your success. News24 is taking the lead in promoting and honouring the youth of India with its sequel of highly popular conclave Jashn-e-Youngistan 2018. At this mega event, the young stars from different walks of life will be honoured. This is a small gesture on our part to recognise their contribution to the society, and in turn, helping India to make an indelible mark globally