SHILLONG: The Director General of Police for the state of Meghalaya has set a record with his 5000 ft Para Jump. The announcement regarding this came from the chief minister of Meghalaya.
Lajja Ram Bishnoi, the chief of Meghalaya Police has set the record by successfully completing five para jumps from a height of 5000 ft. He has become the first official of his rank with the police force of the country since independence to successfully complete five para jumps.
“Many congratulation to @lrbishnoiips,DGP Meghalaya Police on successful completion of five Parajumps from 5000 feet heights at Hindan airbase. First DGP rank officer of India to do it. Wishing him more success and valour!” announced the chief minister of Meghalaya over Twitter.
Lajja Ram Bishnoi, an Indian Police Services official with the 1991 batch of the Assam-Meghalaya cadre was appointed as the Director General of Police for Meghalaya in the year 2022.
He completed this feat at the Hidan Airbase in the state of Uttar Pradesh. It is an Air Force station falling under the Western Air Command of the Indian Armed Forces. It is also known as Asia’s largest and busiest air base.
The new police chief was appointed four-and-a-half months after the retirement of R Chandranathan, who relinquished the office of the DGP on December 31, 2021. LR Bishnoi, a post-graduate in veterinary science, was serving in the Assam Police in the position of Special Director General (Training and Armed Police) before being appointed as the chief of Meghalaya Police.
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