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Guwahati, September 4: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has announced an award of Rs 1.60 crore award to ace sprinter Hima Das.
Hima, who is popularly known as the ‘Dhing Express’, 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 has 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.