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Assam: Indrani Baruah and 35 others to be honoured with Chief Minister's Police Medal on I-Day

The Chief Minister's Police Medal will be given to Assam police personnel for their outstanding service

Indrani Baruah medal

Indrani Baruah

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  14 Aug 2020 11:45 AM GMT

Guwahati: Amid their battle from the frontlines against the novel coronavirus, as many as 35 police personnel from Assam have been selected to be honoured with the Chief Minister's Police Medal for their "outstanding service."

The Chief Minister's Police Medal shall be conferred to these gallant personnel by the Assam Governor on the occasion of India's 74th Independence Day.

Of the 35 personnel who shall be conferred with the Chief Minister's Police Medal, 29 are from the ranks of the Assam Police, while 6 personnel are from the Fire and Emergency Services of Assam.

Below is the list of the personnel who will be conferred with the Chief Minister's Police Medal:


1. Smti. Indrani Baruah, IPS, Commandant, 4th APBn, Kahilipara, Guwahati

2. Ms. Amanjeet Kaur, IPS, Superintendent of Police, Nalbari

3. Shri Anand Mishra, IPS, Superintendent of Police, Dhubri

4. Ms. Subhasini Sankaran, IPS, Dy. Commissioner of Police (East), Police Commissionerate, Guwahati

5. Shri Shwetank Mishra, IPS, Superintendent of Police, Charaideo

6. Shri Mahesh Chand Sharma, APS, Asstt. Inspector General of Police (W&S)

7. Shri Ripul Das, APS, Superintendent of Police, Udalguri

8. Shri Dambarudhar Hazarika, APS, Commandant, 20th AP (IR) Bn, Panbari, Dhubri

9. Shri Ponjit Dowarah, APS, Addl. Deputy Commissioner of Police (Admn), Police Commiserate, Guwahati

10. Shri Ripunjoy Kakati, APS, Addl. Superintendent of Police (HQ), Tinsukia

11. Shri Bitul Chetia, APS, Deputy Superintendent of Police (HQ), Tinsukia

12. Shri Moidul Islam, APS, Deputy Superintendent of Police (HQ), Udalguri

13. Shri John Das, Sub Divisional Police Officer, Bokajan, Karbi Anglong

14. Shri Himangshu Das, APS, Asstt. Commissioner of Police (Dispur), Police Commissionerate, Guwahati

15. Shri Mrinmoy Das, APS, Sub Divisional Police Officer, Kaliabor, Nagaon

16. Inspector (UB) Ashim Borah, Baksa DEF

17. Inspector (AB) Anil Das, 24th AP (IR) Bn, Charaimari, Baksa

18. SI (UB) Raju Bahadur Chetry, Karbi Anglong DEF

19. SI (UB) Nipu Kalita, Nagaon DEF

20. SI (Prog.) Pulak Barman, Barpeta DEF

21. SI (WT) Abinash Medhi, Assam Police Radio Organization, Assam

22. SI (UB) Rituparna Sonowal, Special Branch, Assam, Kahilipara, Guwahati

23. ASI (UB) Arun Kumar Nath, Karbi Anglong DEF

24. Hav./CLK Sudarshan Das, 5th ABPn, Sontilla, Sima Hasao (On deputation at Dima Hasao DEF)

25. Constable – 1016 Prakash Basumatary, 11TH ABPn, Dergaon

26. Constable (UB) – 120 Rakesh Kumar Singh, Kokrajhar DEF

27. WPC (UB) – 367 Inu Devi, Morigaon DEF

28. Constable – 562 Biswajit Phatowali, 1st APBn, Lighiripukhuri

29. Constable – 737 Tonmoy Nath, 12th APBn, Jamugurighat, Sonitpur


1. Shri Tarun Chandra Dehingia, Sr. Station Officer, Fire & Emergency Services, Assam

2. ER – 27 Dilip Urang, SDRF, Assam

3. ER – 21 Pankaj Subba, SDRF, Assam

4. ER – 52 Prag Bora, SDRF, Assam

5. ER – 127 Devison Chutia, SDRF, Assam

6. ER – 35 Amit Choudhury, SDRF, Assam

Needless to say, this recognition shall serve as a great confidence boost to Assam's men and women in uniform who have been waging a long and arduous battle against the COVID-19 pandemic ever since the virus landed on our shores.

In doing so, many of these frontline warriors themselves have been infected by the dreaded contagion and 6 personnel have died in the line of duty.

These medals shall serve as a timely reminder to the Assam cops that the efforts against anti-social elements (and even pandemics) are being appreciated.

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