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Guwahati, Jan 12 : Assam government on Wednesday appointed Tokyo Olympics bronze medalist boxer Lovlina Borgohain as Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP).
State Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma handed over the appointment letter to the boxer. during a function at the Assam Secretariat in Guwahati.
Borgohain became the third Indian boxer to finish on the Olympic podium after six-time world champion M C Mary Kom and Vijender Singh.
Last September,, Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma had presented a cheque of Rs 1 crore to the pugilist and offered her the post of DSP in the state police at a felicitation programme held in Guwahati.
On October 29, the state cabinet approved her appointment.