Guwahati, July 21: The Assam government on Wednesday had organized a cycle rally to support, motivate and wishing luck to Lovlina Borgohain, the lone competitor from the state to take part in the Tokyo Olympics.
Assam Chief Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma, his cabinet colleagues, MLAs of ruling and opposition parties took part in the cycle rally to cheer up for Lovlina.
The Assam Chief Minister had flagged off the rally ‘Go for Glory Lovlina’ and he himself took part in the rally started from Lastgate to Nehru Stadium in the capital city of the state.
Himanta Biswa Sarma said that every person of Assam today praying to God for the success of Lovlina.
“We hope that prayers and supports of the people will bring Lovlina to the last door of her success. We all the people of Assam with Borgohain and our supports will be with her,” Himanta Biswa Sarma said.
23-year-old Lovlina Borgohain who had qualified for the Tokyo Olympics in March last year will be competing in the welterweight category (69 kg).
Tokyo Olympics are scheduled from July 23 to August 8 with the boxing events starting from July 24.