GuwahatiIndian women’s boxer Lovlina Borgohain has ensured at least one bronze medal for India in the Tokyo Olympics. As soon as Lovlina’s medal in the Olympics has been confirmed, the unpaved road leading to her house is now paved. Local MLA Biswajit Phukan has paved the road leading to Lovlina’s house by pelting stones and soon it will be completely repaired.
Lovlina Borgohain ensured India’s first boxing medal at the Tokyo Olympic Games when she defeated former world champion Nien-Chin Chen of Chinese Taipei on 30 July to enter the semi-finals. Local MLA Biswajit Phukan took the initiative to build a better road to his house after winning the medal. When she wins the medal, the Assam government has been helping her family financially.
Her father Tiken expressed pride saying, “Now that she has won a medal in the Olympics, the government has built the road and I am very happy because it is like a reward from the government for both Lovlina and our village. ” Rituraj, a resident, said, “The Assam government has helped Lovlina progress. To help her practice, the Assam CM has provided 5 lakhs out of a total of 7 lakhs. On the first day when she got the medal, The local MLA spoke to the CM and the good news is that since then he has built the road.”
The family thanked the state government
In Guwahati, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, ministers and MLAs prayed for Lovleena and also lit lamps. The Assam government has come forward to help the young talent in the state. Lovlina’s father said, ‘The government supported you. He passed 2-3 years. Whenever she wins a medal, the government gives something financially. That’s why I want to thank the government. This help from the government aroused the interest of the youth in the area and they actively participate in it.