The Assam government has decided to appoint International Boxing Champion Jamuna Boro and International Archery Champion Sanjay Boro as Excise Inspectors.
Government spokesperson and Water Resources Minister Pijush Hazarika on Wednesday said that the state cabinet decided to appoint them as Excise Inspectors.
“They will be given appointment letters on September 3, the birthday of Arjun Awardee Bhogeswar Baruah,” minister Hazarika told reporters in Guwahati.
The Assam Cabinet also decided to rename Rajiv Gandhi National Park, also a Tiger reserve, as Orang National Park.
“Taking cognizance of the Adivasi and tea tribe community’s demands, the Assam cabinet has decided to rename Rajiv Gandhi National Park as Orang National Park,” Hazarika said.
Covering an area of 79.28 sq km, it was declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1985, and a national park in 1999.
Located on the north bank of the Brahmaputra in Darrang and Sonitpur districts, the national park is known for wild animals like Royal Bengal Tiger, Indian Rhinos, Pygmy Hog, and wild elephants.