Assam Govt Announces Rs 50 Lakh Reward for Lovlina Borgohain


The Assam Government on Wednesday announced a reward of Rs. 50 lakhs to ace pugilist Lovlina Borgohain.

While speaking at the Assam Assembly, Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma made the announcement.

The announcement comes after the Tokyo Olympics bronze medallist Lovlina Borgohain added another feather to her cap by clinching her maiden World Championships gold medal on March 26.

The Assam boxer defeated two-time Commonwealth Games medalist Caitlin Parker of Australia with a split 5-2 verdict in the 75kg final at the IBA Women’s World Boxing Championship in New Delhi.

With this win, Lovlina Borgohain has added a fourth gold medal to India’s tally in the ongoing World Boxing Championship.