Bhubaneswar, Sept 20 (LocalWire): Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) student and rugby star Sumitra Nayak has been selected to represent India in the Asia Rugby Unstoppable Campaign.
Besides Sumitra, two other women Rugby players, Vahbiz Bharucha and Sandhya Rai will also represent the country.
The judges had to select from among 60 applications from all over the country. The jury consisted of Deepthi Bopaiah, Executive Director – GoSports Foundation; Archana Sahay, CSR Head APJ – Dell EMC; Neha Sharma, CSR Manager – Dream11; and Rahul Bose, Actor, Director, Philanthropist & International Rugby player.
“Personally, I convey all the best to Sumitra and wish her a very bright & successful future.
Anybody will be moved to know of her journey since her childhood which has been full of struggles.
While she has achieved several feats earlier, this is yet another achievement bringing laurels not only to KISS but also to Odisha as well as India,” said Dr. Achyuta Samanta, Founder of KIIT and KISS.