Odishsport, New Delhi, July 27: Ace Odisha sprinter Dutee Chand has been placed in the list of India’s 50 most powerful people.
Olympian Dutee has been ranked 47th in the most powerful Indians list published in August edition of India Today.
She was featured in this year’s list for her outstanding performance at 2018 Asian Games and 2019 World Unversiade.
The weekly magazine termed her first openly ‘gay’ sportsperson in its brief description.
The power list 2019 is topped by the world’s 13th richest man Mukesh Ambani, who has a net worth of $50 billion (Rs 3.45 lakh crore).
Kumar Mangalam Birla found second spot in the list of most powerful Indians followed by Gautam Adani, Uday Kotak, Anand Mahindra and Ratan Tata. Indian cricket skipper 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 topped the list of India’s most powerful politician followed by Amit Shah, Mohan Bhagwat, Rajnath Singh and Nitin Gadkari.