Chief Minister of Assam Sarbananda Sonowal has announced an award of Rs 1.60 crore award to sprinter Hima Das.
‘Dhing Express’ Hima won three medals including a gold and two silvers in the recently concluded Asian Games 2018 held in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Hima will be arriving in India on Tuesday. The Assam Government will organized a grand function on September 7 at the Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra, Guwahati to acknowledge Das for her success.
Hima hails from Kandhulimari village in Dhing in Nagaon.
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