Dutee Chand named in ‘50 most powerful people of India’

New Delhi: Ace sprinter Dutee Chand has been named in India Today’s 50 most powerful people in India this year.

Published in the August edition of the India Today magazine, Olympian Dutee has been ranked 47th in the annual High & Mighty list that is topped by the world’s 13th richest man – Mukesh Ambani.

The English magazine termed Dutee as India’s first openly ‘gay’ sportsperson in its brief description.

“India’s first openly ‘gay’ sportsperson, Dutee Chand won two silver medals at the 2018 Asian Games. She also won gold at the 2019 World Unversiade. With the gold, Dutee Chand became the second Indian sprinter ever to do so at a global event,” India Today wrote.

Kumar Mangalam Birla has been ranked second in the list of most powerful Indians followed by Gautam Adani, Uday Kotak, Anand Mahindra and Ratan Tata.

Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli has been ranked 7th in the list, while Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan is in the 9th position in the list.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi tops the list of most powerful politicians in the country.

This year’s list of most powerful Indians has 27 businessmen and women, up from 22 last year, the magazine said.

Here’s the list of India Today’s 50 most powerful people in India

  1. Mukesh Ambani
  1. Kumar Mangalam Birla
  1. Gautam Adani
  1. Uday Kotak
  1. Anand Mahindra
  1. Ratan Tata
  1. Virat Kohli
  1. N Chandrashekharan
  1. Amitabhh Bachchan
  1. Shiv Nadar
  1. Ajay Piramal
  1. Azim H Premji
  1. Sajjan Jindal
  1. Anil Agarwal
  1. Uday Shankar
  1. Amit Agarwal
  1. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
  1. Sanjiv Goenka
  1. Harish Salve
  1. Sunil Bharti Mittal
  1. Akshay Kumar
  1. Aditya Puri
  1. Nita Ambani
  1. Ajay Singh
  1. Baba Ramdev
  1. Vineet Jain
  1. Ranveer Singh
  1. Shashi Tharoor
  1. Salman Khan
  1. RC Bhargava
  1. Mahendra Mohan Gupta and Sanjay Gupta
  1. Sanjiv Puri
  1. Vijay Shekhar Sharma
  1. Dr Naresh Trehan
  1. Rahul Bhatia
  1. Rajinikanth
  1. Sanjiv Bajaj
  1. Dilip Shanghvi
  1. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw
  1. Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev
  1. Pawan Munjal
  1. Deepika Padukone
  1. Ritesh Agarwal
  1. Kiran Nadar
  1. Byju Raveendran
  1. Prasoon Joshi
  1. Dutee Chand
  1. Ekta Kapoor
  1. Monika Shergill
  1. Amish Tripathi

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  1. Surbhi says

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