The Assam Congress has announced a cash reward of Rs 3 lakh for Olympic medallist Lovlina Borgohain. 

The announcement was made by Assam Congress president Bhupen Borah on Friday morning. 

“Assam PCC President @BhupenKBorah has announced to gift ?3 lacs to @LovlinaBorgohai for her historic victory in #TokyoOlympics2021 & for making us proud to be the first-time medal winner in Olympic from Assam,” the Assam Congress tweeted. 

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Meanwhile, the Assam Government is expected to appoint Lovlina Borgohain as a DSP.  

Lovlina Borgohain made India and Assam proud by winning a bronze medal at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics. 

With a bronze medal, Lovlina became only the third Indian boxer after Vijender Singh and Mary Kom to win an Olympic medal.   

23-year-old Lovlina Borgohain had already assured India of their first boxing medal at the ongoing Olympic Games when she upstaged former world champion – Nien-Chin Chen of Taiwan, to enter the semis. 

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