Assam Pride Lovlina Borgohain appointed as DSP in state police


Guwahati: The Assam cabinet on Thursday appointed Olympian Lovlina Borgohain as DSP in Assam Police.

“Lovlina will be appointed as DSP on ‘probation’, state minister Ranoj Pegu informed .

Pegu also said Lovlina’s ‘probationer’ post will be regularized after the completion of her ‘probation’ period.

Earlier, during a felicitation ceremony, Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma had announced that the government would appoint Lovlina as DSP in Assam Police.

Meanwhile, Borgohain’s name has been recommended for the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award for the year 2021.
She has been listed among 11 other athletes for the iconic award.

Among others, it includes Olympic gold medalist and javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, grappler Ravi Dahiya, India’s hockey goalkeeper PR Sreejesh, footballer Sunil Chhetri, and so forth. The list also includes five para-athletes representing India.