Watch: Assam Chief Minister Leads Cycle Rally, Supports Boxer At Olympics
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma rode a bicycle right now as part of a marketing campaign to assist state boxer Lovlina Borgohain representing the nation on the Tokyo Olympics.
In footage and movies, Mr Sarma and a number of other different politicians are seen driving bicycles in Guwahati. Security personnel have been additionally seen on cycles alognisde the Chief Minister on the rally right now.
However, not everybody had their face masks on, and a few had not worn it correctly.
#WATCH | Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma participates in a cycle rally to assist boxer Lovlina Borgohain who will probably be representing India on the upcoming Tokyo Olympics. “Both ruling party & Opposition have come together for this 7 km cycle rally to support their daughter,” he says pic.twitter.com/aJBgzDDgDz
— ANI (@ANI) July 21, 2021
Mr Sarma shared pictures from the rally on Twitter and known as Ms Borgohain “Assam’s daughter”. Announcing a goodwill marketing campaign known as “Go For Glory, Lovlina”, he stated each the ruling social gathering (BJP) and Opposition have come collectively for the 7-km cycle rally to “support their daughter”.
“We are so proud of Lovlina, who is the first female athlete from Assam, to represent India at the Olympics and the second boxer after Shiva Thapa to participate in the same from the state. May you continue to bring glories to the nation,” Mr Sarma tweeted.
I admire Sarupathar MLA Sri @biswajitphukan for the noble initiative & want Lovlina best possible for her efficiency on the #Olympics.
Felicitated Lovlina’s father Tiken Borgohain on the event & urged individuals to return collectively & cheer for Lovlina. 2/4 pic.twitter.com/RoBI5T0UdQ
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) July 21, 2021
Ms Borgohain’s father Tiken Borgohain was additionally felicitated right now, Mr Sarma stated, and urged individuals to “come together and cheer for Lovlina”.
The Chief Minister thanked Assam Speaker Biswajit Daimary, his deputy Numal Momin, a number of ministers, Opposition leaders and MLAs for taking part within the rally in one other tweet.
Arjuna awardee Lovlina Borgohain reached Tokyo with the primary batch of athletes on Sunday the place they’ve begun coaching. The Tokyo video games will start on July 23 and the primary boxing sport will probably be held on July 24.
Sports Authority of India additionally shared pictures of the boxers coaching on the video games which additionally embody MC Mary Kom, Pooja Rani, Simranjit Kaur.