Brought into the world on 24th November, 1622, Borphukan was known for his authority in the Clash of Saraighat, 1671 in which an endeavor by Mughal powers to catch Assam was upset.

He was the motivation behind reinforcing India's maritime power and reviving inland water transport and making framework related with it because of his incredible maritime procedures.

The Lachit Borphukan gold decoration is granted to the best recruit from the Public Guard Institute.

The award was established in 1999 to rouse safeguard staff to imitate Borphukan's chivalry and penances. He kicked the bucket on 25th April, 1672.