Bhubaneswar, Feb 3 (LocalWire): Dutee Chand, the Olympian sprinter and student of Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT), celebrated her birthday here on Monday.
Many national and international sportspersons, cine stars, intellectuals, and well-wishers of Dutee, including Dr. Achyuta Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS, Indian footballer and former captain of Indian Women Football Team Shradhanjali Samantray, Arjun Awardee Cyclist Minati Mohapatra, Athletes Jauna Murmu, Purnima Hembram, Odia cine stars like Mihir Das, Sabyasachi Mohapatra, etc. joined the birthday celebration programme at Hotel Crown.
All the dignitaries wished her a bright future and success in the coming Olympics. Expressing his good wishes, Dr. Samanta said, “Dutee is a blessed child.
May God bless her on her birthday; she will bring many more laurels to Odisha and India. Dutee will fulfill the hopes of people of Odisha and India in 2020 Olympics with the blessings of God.”
Earlier this morning, Dutee celebrated her birthday at the Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) with 30000 tribal children.
The children of KISS were very much enthusiastic to see Dutee.
The students, faculty members and the staff of KISS wished good luck to Dutee.
Edited by Meenal Singh