Guwahati, Jan 12: Tokyo Olympics medalist Lovlina Borgohain has been appointed as Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) in Assam on Wednesday.
Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma gave away the appointment letter to Lovlina Borgohain at a function at the state Secretariat (Janata Bhawan).
From the backwaters of Assam to Olympic glory, journey of Smt. @LovlinaBorgohai is inspiring. I’m elated to give her the appointment letter for the post of DySP.
I congratulate her and hope that she will inspire the youth with her achievements in sports & official work. pic.twitter.com/rrZVGnydwI
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) January 12, 2022
Assam DGP Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta and chief secretary Jishnu Baruah were also present on the occasion.
In a tweet, Assam Police too welcomed her and said, “Welcome Aboard! Heartiest Congratulations to @LovlinaBorgohai on being appointed as a Dy.SP in Assam Police. Your presence will surely help us in our mission towards friendly policing in the State.”
Heartiest Congratulations to @LovlinaBorgohai on being appointed as a Dy.SP in Assam Police.
— Assam Police (@assampolice) January 11, 2022
Lovlina Borgohain said she is feeling proud after being appointed as DSP and she will concentrate on sports as well.
“It will be my duty to win more medals for Assam and the country. I will focus on my training. As long as I play boxing, I will not have to do policing duty. I will join in policing duties after retirement from boxing. From now, a new responsibility has come into my life. I will try to find more talented players. I am very much thankful to the Assam government for giving me this job,” Lovlina Borgohain said.