India’s sprinter Dutee Chand often makes headlines, sometimes for her game and other times for her personal life. The star sprinter is the current national champion in the women’s 100 metre event.
She was born on February 3, 1996, in Jaipur District, Odisha, into a poor family. The athlete is again in the news due to a recent social media post. In the pictures she posted, she is seen with a girl, for whom she expressed her love with an adorable caption.
Rumours 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.
“Loved you yesterday, love you still, always have, always will.” pic.twitter.com/1q3HRlEAmG
— Dutee Chand (@DuteeChand) December 2, 2022
It is to be noted that Dutee became the first openly gay Indian athlete in May 2019, when she revealed 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.
What is the Truth behind Dutee’s Viral Social Media Post?
As rumours of Dutee’s marriage to her girlfriend circulate on social media in the aftermath of a viral photo of them in wedding attire, the truth is quite different from what everyone is thinking right now.
Actually, it was the wedding of Dutee’s sister, and the viral picture was also taken at the same wedding. Dutee has also shared photos from her sister’s wedding on Instagram, in which Monalisa can be seen with Dutee’s family members.