Ace sprinter Hima Das has been formally appointed as Deputy Superintendent of Assam Police (DSP).

Hima Das was handed over appointment letter by Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal at the Sarusajai Stadium in Guwahati.

The DSP insignia of the Assam Police were clipped on Hima Das’ shoulders by Assam CM Sonowal and DGP Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta.

Hima Das also took oath as Assam Police DSP on Friday.

Hima Das, while addressing the gathering after being appointed as DSP thanked Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal for appointing her in Assam Police Department.

Hima Das said that it is a “huge motivation” for her.

DGP Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta said, “She is not only one of the best in track and field but also inspiring speaker.”

Apart from Hima Das, 597 newly selected Sub Inspectors were also given away appointment letters during the ceremony.

Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal said, “I believe the newly recruited SIs will give their best in service of the people and help us create a more peaceful Assam and a smarter Assam Police. You have shown that merit is the norm for Assam and you will be glowing examples for the youth and the society.”

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