Indian sprinter Dutee Chand often makes headlines, sometimes for her game and other times for her personal life.
This time, Dutee Chand has reacted to the Supreme Court verdict on same-sex marriage. Dutee said she had plans to marry her long-term partner, Monalisa. But the recent Supreme Court verdict on same-sex marriage has ruined their plans.
Dutee said she has been living with Monalisa for the past five years, and they had plans to get married. They were hopeful that the apex court would favor them. However, Dutee’s family is against her decision, and they welcomed the Supreme Court verdict.
About Dutee Chand
Dutee Chand was born on February 3, 1996, in Jaipur District, Odisha. She is an Indian professional sprinter and is the first Indian to win a gold medal in a 100-meter race in a global competition. She is the third Indian woman to ever qualify for the women’s 100-meter event at the Summer Olympic Games.
Almost a year ago, the athlete broke the news of her same-sex relationship through a social media post. Dutee shared a series of pictures in which she was seen with a girl, for whom she expressed her love with a beautiful caption.
Rumors about Dutee’s marriage to the girl, Monalisa Das, with whom she has been in a five-year relationship, began to circulate as soon as the photo went viral. It is to be noted that Dutee became the first Indian athlete to reveal her sexuality, for which she faced a slew of criticism from her family and friends.
About Dutee Chand’s Girlfriend Monalisa?
Dutee Chand hails from Chakagopal village in Odisha, and her girlfriend, Monalisa Das, is from a nearby village. She met the athlete during a Khudurkuni puja in her village, and from the first meeting, they started liking each other.
In the ongoing season of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, Dutee Chand introduced her girlfriend on national television and shared their cute love story. The show’s judge, Karan Johar, gets emotional, saying that there are many people who live in fear and can’t come out, but Dutee and Monalisa’s love story has inspired them all.