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Aizawl Lammual (AR Ground) Artificial Grass inaugurated (Photos)

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Mizoram Chief Minister Pu Lal Thanhawla officially inaugurated the Artificial Turf (grass) laid at Aizawl Lammual, also known as the Assam Rifles (AR) Ground in Aizawl city on Monday, February 28, 2011.

Aizawl Lammual Grass inaugural photo

(Aizawl Lammual Grass inaugural photo: Balloons were released in the ground)

During the inauguration of the artificial grass, Pu Hawla disclosed that the same will be laid at Rajiv Gandhi Stadium at Mualpui in Aizawl and also at Thenzawl Hockey Ground at Thenzawl town, some 75 km south of Aizawl city.

Mizoram CM Pu Lal Thanhawla speaking at the opening ceremony of the Lammual Grass

(Mizoram CM Pu Lal Thanhawla speaking at the opening ceremony of the Lammual Grass photo)

The CM said that this is part of the implementation of his government sports’ policy ‘Catch Them Young’.

CM Pu Hawla kicked the first ball at Aizawl Lammual Turf inauguration

(CM Pu Hawla kicked the first ball at Aizawl Lammual Turf inauguration photo)

The first ever inauguration match on the new grass was played between Chief Minister XI team and Speaker XI team.

The Chief Minister's XI team

(The Chief Minister's XI team photo)

The Speaker XI team

(The Speaker XI team photo)

Though Pu Hawla was the first one to kick the ball in this ground and had practiced before the start of the game, unfortunately his (CM XI) team was defeated by the Speaker’s team 2-1.

Note: All photos are from DIPR Mizoram gov’t website.

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