Lajja Ram Bishnoi, director general of police for Meghalaya, became the first DGP level officer of India to successfully accomplish five parajumps from a height of 5000 feet at Hindan Airbase, which was a source of pride for the whole Northeast.
Conrad Sangma, the chief minister of Meghalaya, congratulated the top police official on his accomplishments on Twitter, writing, “Many congratulations to @lrbishnoiips,DGP @MeghalayaPolice on successfully completing five Parajumps from 5000 feet heights at Hindan airbase. India’s first DGP rank officer to do it. I hope he has more courage and success!”
Many congratulation to @lrbishnoiips,DGP @MeghalayaPolice 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!@PMOIndia @HMOIndia @ANI @IPS_Association @PIB_India pic.twitter.com/xzHXuoqIsh
— Conrad K Sangma (@SangmaConrad) March 24, 2023
DGP GP Singh of Assam tweeted his congratulations to DGP Bishnoi for completing the extraordinary and high-adrenaline achievement, writing, “Compliments to @lrbishnoiips my friend, my brother, and my squad member from @svpnpahyd. We have always known that you are brave and a role model for the police community. God be with you.
— GP Singh (@gpsinghips) March 24, 2023
One of the biggest and largest air bases in Asia is the Hindan Airbase, which is a base of the Indian Air Force under the Western Air Command (WAC).
The airfield is situated in the National Capital Region, on the outskirts of Delhi, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, close to Loni Ghaziabad and the Hindon River.
The Director General of Police for Meghalaya is Lajja Ram Bishnoi, an IPS officer from the 1991 graduating class from the Assam-Meghalaya cadre.
Bishnoi served as the Special Director General of the Assam Police. (Training and Armed Police). Idashisha Nongrang, the acting DGP of Meghalaya, would relinquish the position to Bishnoi.