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Departments moot measures for ACA Stadium

Our Sports Reporter
GUWAHATI, April 20: A team comprising police, district administration and a few other departments today inspected ACA Stadium, Barsapara and gave necessary suggestions to the Assam Cricket Association (ACA) on the development of stadium’s surroundings. The stadium will host a One Day International between India and West Indies during the later part of the year.
The team comprises Guwahati Commissioner of Police Hiren Chandra Nath, Deputy Commissioner of Kamrup (Metro) Virendra Mittal and officials from PWD, ASEB and a few other departments inspected the stadium and its surroundings in the morning. Later they attended a meeting with the ACA officials.
Talking to The Sentinel, ACA secretary Pradip Buragohain said, “After the T20 tie between India and Australia at the Barsapara Cricket stadium, we’ve been waiting for suggestions from the Police, the District Administration and all other departments concerned so that we can make the stadium more viewer-friendly. We received suggestions in today’s meeting. We also shared our views with them in this regard.”
Buragohain added that one more bridge will be constructed on the Mara Bharalu, which is in the western part of the stadium, and the surrounding roads of the stadium will be repaired to make the access of crowds easy.
Meanwhile, the next governing body meeting of the Assam Cricket Association will be held at Golaghat on April 22. “Some important issues relating to the development of cricket in the State will be placed at the meeting for discussion,” said Buragohain.