Former Assam chief minister and union minister Sarbananda Sonowal hosted dinner for Olympic medallist Lovlina Borgohain.
Sonowal hosted Lovlina Borgohain for dinner at his New Delhi residence on Tuesday.
Ethnic Assamese cuisines were served at the dinner.
Lovlina Borgohain, while speaking with Sarbananda Sonowal during the dinner said that she was “having home-style Assamese food after more than a year”.
“Having home-style Assamese food after more than a year. I thank Hon’ble Union Minister Shri @sarbanandsonwal sir for welcoming me with such warmth and sharing a scrumptious meal,” Lovlina Borgohain tweeted.
Having home-style Assamese food after more than a year. I thank Hon'ble Union Minister Shri @sarbanandsonwal sir for welcoming me with such warmth and sharing a scrumptious meal. pic.twitter.com/NcHeb38KoZ
— Lovlina Borgohain (@LovlinaBorgohai) August 11, 2021
Lovlina Borgohain from Assam, who won a bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics is aiming at bettering the colour of the medal in the next Olympics.
Lovlina said: “My next goal would be to change the colour of the medal at 2024 Olympics.”
She further dedicated the Tokyo Olympics medal to the entire nation.
“I’m dedicating this medal to the entire nation, who have been rooting for me,” said Lovlina Borgohain.
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.