CM Sarbananda Sonowal lays foundation of cricket infrastructure in Majuli
In a significant step in strengthening the sports infrastructure of Majuli and bringing the island district in the cricket map of the nation, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today laid the foundation for a cricket ground along with a pavilion at Kamalabari in Majuli today.
Our Sports Reporter
GUWAHATI: In a significant step in strengthening the sports infrastructure of Majuli and bringing the island district in the cricket map of the nation, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today laid the foundation for a cricket ground along with a pavilion at Kamalabari in Majuli today.
Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister Sonowal said that the field and pavilion to be built under the supervision of Assam Cricket Association, once completed will lead to infrastructural development and add Majuli to the cricket map of the nation.
He also hoped that the infrastructural facilities will help the upcoming players to hone their sporting acumen and get noticed at the national and international arena.
Delivering the welcome address, President Assam Cricket Association Ramen Dutta said that the facilities of cricket that Chief Minister Sonowal has laid the foundation, would go a long way in promoting the cricket potentials of Majuli. Stating that under Chief Minister Sonowal's leadership sports in Assam reached a great height, Dutta thanked the Chief Minister for taking his time out in laying the foundation for the cricket infrastructure in Majuli on an auspicious day which coincides the foundation day of Assam Cricket Association.
Member of Parliament Pradan Baruah also spoke on the occasion which was attended among others by Secretary, Assam Cricket Association Debojit Saikia, Vice President, ACA Parikshit Dutta, Joint Secretary and former Ranji player Kamakhya Saikia and others.
In a brief speech the secretary of ACA Devajit Saikia said that players of Majuli District will get chance to represent their own District Cricket Association in the different format of ACA's Inter District Cricket meets and the process of District Affiliation with Assam Cricket Association is going on.Secretary also added, the infrastructure development works of Kamalabari at Majuli will be completed within 6 - 8 months.