Dimapur, February 19 (NE): It is just ten days ago Bendangnaro (Narola Jati) also known as “The Biker Cop” along with other Police personnels made the headlines by bringing laurel to Nagaland Police, winning six medals – 2 gold, 3 silver and 1 bronze during the 12th All India Police Badminton Championship held in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh from February 4 to 9, 2020.
Narola thanked Nagaland for her recent feat at the All India Police Badminton Championship, as she retains the Gold medal in Badminton Championship (Women’s Double) at the All India Police Meet with her temporary partner Uma Tamang.
Narola is an ABSI (Sub inspector) at Nagaland Armed Police(NAP) and she represents Nagaland state as a shuttler in various tournaments and have been serving Nagaland police for 13 years and currently posted at NAPTC Chumukedima.
She is the daughter of Longerkaba jamir and Imchapongla of Waromung village under Mokokchung district and currently residing at Chumukedima. She did her schooling from Edith Douglas higher secondary school (Mokokchung) and St. John residential (Dimapur).
Besides being a Police Officer and Badminton player she is also known as “The Biker Cop” for her passion in riding. Narola is the first ladybiker from the state who covered entire Northeast (Seven Sisters) by motorcycle including Bhutan, Myanmar and Bangladesh, and also the first Lady rider to represent the state in (off roads) Motocross competition with other male riders organized by NAC in 2017.
Speaking to NagalandExpress, she said, ‘I have always dreamt of becoming a police officer, so as a sports person when I got the privilege to join Nagaland Police, I felt it was the right path to choose and without any hesitation I joined. Today I am happy to have made that choice to be a part of this wonderful family’.
Narola started playing badminton at the age of 12. “From the first day when I started playing badminton as a young girl, my family had always supported my every step and they still continue to do even today for which I am very grateful, she said. Now, Narola is the current state champion and defending gold medalist at the All India police badminton championship- women’s double (Gold) and women’s single (Silver).
I can never forget the love and support I received from my seniors and friends in every game, they are my source of inspiration and strength”. I am extremely happy and grateful to God for the win and I feel proud to have achieved all the medals for my Nagaland and Nagaland Police family, she added.
Narola continued, ‘I love to play badminton, enjoy singing and also love going for rides with friends. Well, it was a challenging journey for me to prepare and perform my best for the championship trophy as I had a minor injury on my leg. But nevertheless, I gave my best in every match and with my families and friends support and prayers I could give my everything’, she added. She also said, ‘Singing is another hobby and I love singing because music to me is an expression of individuality and it is how you see the World’.
About her future she says, “As an optimistic person, I hope and pray for a better future and win more medals for Nagaland”.