In our 12th episode, we talk to Prarthana Hazarika, a Sports Journalist who has been working in the sports media industry for two decades. She has been an active member of the AIPS (World Sports Press Association) and is an ABC (Australia Broadcasting Corporation) certified Sports Media Trainer. Apart from widely covering International sports events she has also been a part of the ABC International Development team that works for the upliftment of grassroots sports in India. In this episode we talk about insightful stories about the athletes from North East in the build up to Tokyo 2021, the recent performances and actions that are changing the narrative around sports person from the Northeast & the role sports journalists, administrators and other stakeholders must play in ensuring the growth of a robust sports culture. Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in the podcast are those of the individual podcasters. Listener Discretion is advised.