Aizawl Lammual (AR Ground) Artificial Grass inaugurated (Photos)
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.
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.
The CM said that this is part of the implementation of his government sports’ policy ‘Catch Them Young’.
The first ever inauguration match on the new grass was played between Chief Minister XI team and Speaker XI team.
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.