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Assam Government Appoints Sprinter Hima Das as DSP  

Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju tweeted to congratulate the ace Indian sprinter.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal chaired a meeting of his cabinet Wednesday night where a decision was taken to appoint World Championship sprinter Hima Das as a Deputy Superintendent of Police in the state.

It was decided that Das will be appointed as a DSP rank officer in the Assam police and medal winners in Olympics, Asian Games and Commonwealth Games will be appointed as Class- I officers. Nicknamed 'Dhing Express', Hima Das is a 20-year-old Indian sprinter from Assam.

She became the first Indian woman indeed the first-ever Indian athlete to win a gold medal in any format of a global track event at IAAF World U20 Championships when she clocked a speed of 51.46 seconds.

Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju tweeted to congratulate the ace Indian sprinter.

(With PTI Inputs)

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