Arjuna Awardee Bhogeswar Baruah Admitted to ONGC Hospital

Baruah, in the year 1966, scripted history in Assam by bagging the first gold medal in Asian Games.
Bhogeswar Baruah
Bhogeswar Baruah

Legendary athlete and Arjuna Awardee Bhogeswar Baruah is undergoing treatment at Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) Hospital in Assam’s Sivasagar due to physical illness.

According to sources, he was admitted at the hospital due to severe knee pain.

Baruah, in the year 1966, scripted history in Assam by bagging the first gold medal in Asian Games.

The 86-year-old athlete, a resident of Jaisagar, once surprised the world by practicing on the banks of Jaisagar Pond with limited facilities.

However, at present the Arjuna Awardee is unable to walk due to severe knee pain.

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Baruah, who is lying in hospital bed, is regretting for not being able to participate in the upcoming two sports events in Dibrugarh and Hojai districts.

It may be mentioned that so far no government officials or representatives have inquired about the health of one of the legendary athletes in the history of the state.

Meanwhile, Bhogeswar Baruah, who is a symbol of courage and inspiration for the young generation of athletes, wished for speedy recovery.

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